Rob Hart 8/20/15 Full Show: Morton Downey Jr., toxic friends, and a tribute to legendary Chicago weather forecaster Harry Volkman

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Streetlights at about 1700 N Lake Shore Drive on Friday, May 25, 2012. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)

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Rob Hart is in for Justin Kaufmann on this episode of The Download.  Rob kicks off the show with a discussion about the controversies surrounding late television talk show host Morton Downey, Jr.  Rob is also joined by Susanna Degges-White, a professor at Northern Illinois University, to discuss her book Toxic Friendships: Knowing The Rules And Dealing With Friends Who Break Them.


Later, WGN’s Randi Belisomo, Dean Richards, and Tom Skilling reflect on the life and times of legendary weatherman Harry Volkman, who passed away this evening.


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