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Chicago Treasures: Bill Petersen

Best known as Gil Grissom in the popular series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, William Petersen has a long and varied career in film, television, and theater.  He was born in Evanston, IL and is an avid Cubs fan.  The Golden Globe-nominated actor and producer of CSI discusses how the city has shaped his career and life, interviewed by Chicago Tribune columnist, Rick Kogan.

Chicago Treasures
Through live conversations, come gain insight into the people who are truly Chicago treasures and learn how the city has shaped their lives and careers.


Recorded Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at Chicago History Museum.

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