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Friday, April 19, 2013

How the Windy City built the American Dream

 In The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, Chicago native Thomas Dyja transports readers to a time in the Windy City’s recent past when artists and innovators flourished. Focusing on the years between
03.29.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Tom Brokaw popularized the idea of �the Greatest Generation� and more recently the amiable news anchor has focused on his own generation. The History Channel documentary �1968 With Tom Brokaw,� out now on DVD, examines a year that virtually everyone agrees was pivotal. Whether �68 moved the world for better or for worse remains debatable. Brokaw finds voices willing to take up both positions. ...