The Chicago Mayoral Race

January 11, 2011

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14th Ward Alderman Edward M. Burke

Four authors who know the history of Chicago’s mayors discuss the current mayoral campaign and put it into historical perspective. The panel includes: Alderman Edward Burke, co-author of Inside the Wigwam and End of Watch; Dick Simpson, head of the political science department at University of Illinois at Chicago, former alderman, and author of Rogues, Rebels, and Rubberstamps; Richard Lindberg, author of many books on Chicago history, including The Gambler King of Clark Street; and James Merriner, author of Grafters and Goo Goos.  



Recorded Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at the Cliff Dwellers Club.