How Chicago Lost the 1904 Games
Supporters and detractors alike will no doubt pay close attention on October 2, 2009 when the International Olympic Committee announces its selection. Many are crossing their fingers but this won't be the first time Chicago had a shot at the Olympics. Several years ago on Eight Forty-Eight, Rose Economou brought us the story of a time when Chicago was almost given the honor of hosting the Games.
Originally aired August 25, 2004