Joel Weisman

WTTW's 'Chicago Week in Review'

Guest

Host of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, a weekly program on public television station WTTW Channel 11; former reporter for the Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times

Joel Weisman on KCRW

Marathon negotiations began last November, but they broke down yesterday and today some 26,000 teachers are  on strike  in Chicago.

Chicago Teachers Strike Leaves 350,000 Students without School

Marathon negotiations began last November, but they broke down yesterday and today some 26,000 teachers are on strike in Chicago.

from To the Point

As the state legislature considers impeachment, Rod Blagojevich today went out for a jog.

Blagojevich Vows to Break Silence as Impeachment Process Begins

As the state legislature considers impeachment, Rod Blagojevich today went out for a jog.

from To the Point

Governor Ron Blogojevich was arrested this morning on  federal corruption charges , including that he tried to sell his power to appoint Barack Obama's successor to the US Senate.

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Taken into Federal Custody

Governor Ron Blogojevich was arrested this morning on federal corruption charges , including that he tried to sell his power to appoint Barack Obama's successor to the US Senate.

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