Celebrating Chicago’s rich political history with activist Marilyn Katz

The Download

Justin Kaufmann and Marilyn Katz

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Longtime writer, consultant and political activist Marilyn Katz joins Justin to talk about her amazing career in Chicago politics, participating in Martin Luther King’s march in Marquette Park, how activism has changed over the years, Chicago being an epicenter for the protest movement, creating a media campaign for former Chicago mayor Harold Washington, the influence of the Daley family on Chicago politics, the future of “machine style” politics and her relationship with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

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