Forty-four years ago today, Robert Kennedy was shot in an L.A. hotel's kitchen and died a day later. He had just won the California primary and ended his victory speech with "And now it's on to Chicago and let's win there!" But would he have won there? Would he have beaten Richard Nixon? Let's tak ... More >>
Photos by Bob RuggieroChicago/The Doobie Brothers Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion June 26, 2010 At many classic rock shows, there's no phrase more guaranteed to start a run on bathroom and beer lines than "And now here's something from our new record." But you know what? Classic Rock Bob wan ... More >>
You can say a lot of things about LBJ, but for all his faults he at least did us all a favor by taping tons of his phone conversations.Popular historian Michael Beschloss has put out two books with transcripts and CDs from the calls, tracing everything from screaming about Vietnam to Johnson telling ... More >>
It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator
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