All this week, the last week of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s two terms in office, Morning Shift has been examining the legacy he leaves for the city.
In this interview, we talk to a panel of experts about how the city tackled public and mental health issues under the Emanuel administration.
GUESTS: Alexa James, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Chicago
Harold Pollack, Helen Ross professor at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration
Dr. David Ansell, professor of medicine at Rush University Medical Center and author of The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills
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