Chicago's Olympic Bid

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September 02, 2009 - Chicago's Olympic Bid

"Ambitious but achievable." That's how the International Olympic Committee rates Chicago's bid for the 2016 Games in a report issued today. With one month left until the final selection, the IOC says Chicago still has some obstacles to overcome. We find out what those obstacles are.

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Live Music Wednesday: Brian Courtney Wilson

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September 02, 2009 - Live Music Wednesday: Brian Courtney...

We have a live performance tonight from a Chicago pharmaceutical sales rep turned gospel star, Brian Courtney Wilson.

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Classic Callaway: Tom Brokaw

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August 28, 2009 - Classic Callaway: Tom Brokaw

Tonight we take a look back at another classic John Callaway interview. Two great newsmen went head-to-head when longtime NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw sat down with John in 2007.

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Live Music Wednesday: Son Del Viento

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The lakefront turns into one giant musical fiesta this weekend. We have a performance from a venerable local act taking part in the Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival.

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Monarch Butterflies

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When he's not playing French horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, he has a rather unusual hobby. We meet Dan Gingrick and his Monarch butterflies.

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News Analysis with Carol Marin

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August 24, 2009 - News Analysis with Carol Marin

The decision on the host city for the 2016 Olympics is a little over a month away. We find out the latest on the city's bid progress from Olympic insiders, including Chicago 2016 bid chairman and CEO Pat Ryan. We also find out if a dispute between the USOC and the IOC may have put Chicago's bid in jeopardy.

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Viewer Mail

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August 24, 2009 - Viewer Mail

We hear what you have to say about some of our recent stories when we read our viewer mail.

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Asian Carp

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August 20, 2009 - Asian Carp

A destructive species of fish has been spotted in the waters close to Chicago. Rich Samuels tells us why the Asian carp poses a great threat to commercial and recreational fishing and how the region is working to keep the fish out of Lake Michigan. And we hear from the acting president of the Alliance for the Great Lakes about other possible permanent solutions to the Asian Carp problem.

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Ask Geoffrey

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August 20, 2009 - Ask Geoffrey

We find out about a peaceful meadow that was once a POW camp in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Foods of Chicago

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September 02, 2009 - Foods of Chicago

We meet the man who claims he invented flaming saganaki -- right here in Chicago. Geoffrey Baer explores the expansive culinary legacy of Chicago's Greeks.

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Viewer Mail

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August 31, 2009 - Viewer Mail

We hear what you had to say about some of our recent stories when we read our viewer mail.

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Barns of Illinois

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Noted photographer Larry Kanfer explores some historical barns across the landscape of Illinois.

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Radical Disciple: The Story of Father Pfleger

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We talk to the director of a new documentary about the controversial Father Pfleger.

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  • Bob Hercules - director

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Rich Horwath

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Are modern urban planners keeping with Daniel Burnham's original vision of the city? Do the Bears have realistic expectations for Jay Cutler? A professor of strategy at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management tells us how to make goals and get results.

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Puppet Bike

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August 24, 2009 - Puppet Bike

We catch up with the Puppet Bike, a wandering puppet show that travels on the back of a bicycle through the streets of Chicago.

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Classic Callaway: Elaine Stritch

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For the rest of the summer we'll be replaying the best of John Callaway's interviews over the years, tonight we take a look back at a 2006 conversation with Broadway star Elaine Stritch.

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Foster Avenue Mural

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August 20, 2009 - Foster Avenue Mural

The newest member of Chicago's public art family is a reflection of the city's earliest inhabitants. We learn how the mural on Foster Avenue was created.

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