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Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history. It is located at 1601 North Clark Street at the intersection of North Avenue in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chicago History Museum has hosted 6 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2006 Speech. The year with the most events was 2010 with three events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2007 with an average of 3,978 views per video. Most common tags: U.S. History, Vietnam War.

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    Children of the Days

    Eduardo Galeano talked about his book on world history, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History, in which he…

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    Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

    Dan Okrent talked about his book Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition (Scribner, 2010). In the book he explored the politics of how the 18th…

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    Get Capone

    Jonathan Eig recounts the criminal exploits of Chicago-based Al Capone whose illegal bootlegging enterprise saw revenues on par with many of…

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    The Daleys of Chicago

    Dominic Pacyga talked about the political dynasties of Chicago Mayors Richard J. and Richard M. Daley. The author of Chicago: A…

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