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‘Afternoon Shift’ #133: History convention
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On Thursday’s Afternoon Shift we prepare for the 2012 political conventions by looking back on notable conventions of the past with Wally Podrazik and Craig Sautter. The biggest memory I have of the 2008 convention is this video:
Jesse Jackson Jr inspires hugs at the DNC 2008WBEZ
Have you ever attended a political convention? What’s your strongest memory from it? Let us know on Twitter.
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For our feature interview Chicago’s top FBI agent Robert Grant gives his exit interview, before heading off to work for the Walt Disney Company.
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