30 years ago this week, Walter Jacobson spent 48 hours living homeless. What did he learn from his reporting?

Anna Davlantes

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 17: Walter Jacobson and Bill Kurtis attend the 2012 Carl Sandburg Literary Awards dinner at University of Illinois at Chicago Forum on October 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)

Legendary Chicago newsman Walter Jacobson joins Anna to reflect on the 30-year anniversary of his “Mean Street Diary” report for CBS 2, in which he dressed as a homeless man to shine a light on the plight of the homeless in Chicago.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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