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'Afternoon Shift' Episode 104: Chicago natives

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The Bowman and the Spearman are a set of sculptures designed in 1926 by Ivan Mestrovic, founded in Yugoslavia in 1927 and dedicated in October, 1928 at the Congress Plaza entrance to Grant Park. (Flickr/summerreader)

Wednesday on Afternoon Shift we're talking with and about true Chicagoans, like Kanye West's former manager John Monopoly; learning from the Curious City team about Chicago's original Native Americans; then moving on to 3@3 guests Aaron Freeman and Claire Zulkey (both proud Chicagoans) and ending with a discussion with author David Maraniss, whose book Barack Obama: The Story has stirred up some controversy about America's most famous Chicagoan.

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