At the Table with Laura Washington & Lynn Sweet

For the 100th anniversary of Harold Washington’s birth, Laura Washington and Lynn Sweet were joined by Jacky Grimshaw, Center for Neighborhood Technology; former U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill; Peter Nolan, ex-NBC5 Chicago political reporter; Gary Rivlin, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Becky Vevea, WBEZ political reporter.

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On the 100th anniversary of Harold Washington’s birth, Laura Washington, Lynn Sweet and guests took a look at Harold Washington’s time in politics and its relevance today.

Everyone on the April 21 edition of At the Table reported on or worked for the administration of Harold Washington, Chicago’s first Black mayor.

On this special episode, co-hosts Laura Washington and Lynn Sweet were joined by guests Jacky Grimshaw, Center for Neighborhood Technology; former U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill; Peter Nolan, ex-NBC5 Chicago political reporter and author of ‘Campaign!’ and Gary Rivlin, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of ‘Fire on the Prairie.’

As the late mayor would often say, “You want Harold? You got him!”

WBEZ Political Reporter, Becky Vevea, also joined for a political roundtable to discuss the latest on Chicago’s bid for the Democratic convention and the Democratic primary in the race to replace Rep. Bobby Rush.

Re-watch their conversation, broadcast live on April 21, 2022, and stay tuned for next month’s show.

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