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The Biography of Chicago

Join historian Dominic Pacyga as he traces our city's storied past, from the explorations of Joliet and Marquette in 1673 to the new wave of urban pioneers today. Pacyga's latest book, Chicago: A Biography, is filled with all of the city's characters and defining moments.

Presented in partnership with Columbia College and Chicago Matters.

For more information and insight on Daniel Burnham and how his ideas influenced the region, explore Chicago Public Radio's coverage as part of the year-long series, Chicago Matters: Beyond Burnham.

Recorded Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Harold Washington Library Center

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