The economic impact of presidential libraries

The economic impact of presidential libraries
The economic impact of presidential libraries

The economic impact of presidential libraries

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If Chicago is chosen for the location of Barack Obama’s presidential library, Illinois taxpayers could be on the hook for $100 million. Are the benefits that come with presidential libraries worth the cost? We talk to expert Anthony Clark about the economic impact other presidential libraries have had and what might be in store for Chicago if it gets picked. Photo: Flickr/Missouri Division of Tourism