WBEZ | Peter Nolan http://www.wbez.org/tags/peter-nolan Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Discussion on Harold Washington http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/discussion-harold-washington-106720 <p><p>Thirty years after Harold Washington was elected as Chicago&rsquo;s first black mayor, the Society of Midland Authors will present a panel discussion about Washington&rsquo;s legacy.&nbsp;</p><div>The panel discussion features:&nbsp;<strong>Peter Nolan</strong>, a former NBC5 reporter whose 2012 book <em>Campaign! The 1983 Election That Rocked Chicago</em> is a firsthand account of Washington&rsquo;s election as mayor;&nbsp;<strong>Timuel Black</strong>, author of <em>Bridges of Memory</em>, a two-volume history of black Chicago;&nbsp;<strong>Salim Muwakkil</strong>, a senior editor at <em>In These Times</em>, a host on WVON-AM 1690, and the author of the text in <em>Harold!: Photographs from the Harold Washington Years</em>;&nbsp;<strong>Robert Starks</strong>, founder of the Harold Washington Institute for Research and Policy Studies at Northeastern Illinois University.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/SMA-webstory_7.gif" title="" /></div></div><p>Recorded live Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Harold Washington Library Center.</p></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:25:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/discussion-harold-washington-106720