WBEZ | personal side http://www.wbez.org/tags/personal-side Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Examining Mayor Emanuel: His personal side http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-05-16/examining-mayor-emanuel-his-personal-side-86588 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-May/2011-05-16/Ballet Getty.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Chicago's new mayor is a bit of an anomaly. He’s famous for dropping expletives left, right and center, but he also won a summer scholarship to the <a href="http://www.joffrey.org/" target="_blank">Joffrey Ballet</a>. He declined to join the troupe, opting instead for that bastion of liberal arts education at Sarah Lawrence College.<br> <br> Either way, Emanuel’s background is intriguing. To find out more, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> spoke to a writer who’s made a career of profiling famous political figures. Author <a href="http://www.carolfelsenthal.com/" target="_blank">Carol Felsenthal</a> writes <a href="http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Felsenthal-Files/" target="_blank">The Felsenthal Files</a> for <em>Chicago </em>magazine.</p></p> Mon, 16 May 2011 13:39:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-05-16/examining-mayor-emanuel-his-personal-side-86588