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A parable of politics and race in America. The story of Chicago's first black mayor, Harold Washington, told on the anniversary of his death. We first broadcast on the tenth anniversary of his death. Washington died November 25, 1987.


Photo: Antonio B. Dickey

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Ira Glass

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