Keith Koeneman discusses his new book, First Son: The Biography of Richard M. Daley, which chronicles the complex and often contradictory life of an American political legend. Through more than 100 interviews, he tells an up-close, insider story of political triumph and personal evolution, highlighting Daley’s achievements and mistakes.
Dr. Khairy Tourk, professor of Economics at Illinois Institute of Technology, who will speak on “The Middle East in Turmoil: A Political Economy Analysis.” A long-time observer of the world from within, his present focus is economic modernization in Egypt and the political economies of East Asia.
Many of you know Toni Preckwinkle as a longtime Chicago politician. Currently, she's Cook County Board President, a seat she's held since 2010.Before that, she served for almost 20 years as alderman of the 4th ward.But where was she at 25?