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Protests and Community Organization

Conventions: The Land Around Us (The 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago)

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In Order to Change (Chicago residents take on Commonwealth Edison to limit pollution)

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Elections

By the People (Independent politician takes on Chicago machine to attend state constitutional convention)

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1996 Elections: The Bridge to the 21st Century

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Government

Out of the Home and into the House (Illinois campaign to pass the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment)

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Neighborhood Government in Chicago's 44th Ward

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Chicago City Council: Ready for Reform?
 
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For the People: Local Government Budget Making

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Pioneers in the Struggle (African Americans work to gain equality in Illinois and America)

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Miscellaneous

Teaching Politics: An Activist's Approach to Preparing Future Leaders

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Too Flawed to Fix: The Illinois Death Penalty Experience

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Vito Marzullo: Favors (Excerpts from film about Chicago's last old machine politician)

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