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A Violent Summer in Chicago
Alex Kotlowitz discusses â€œAn American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago,â€ and John Lanchester talks about his new novel, â€œThe Wall.â€
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Ep. 88: Eddie Bocanegra's Day of Atonement
Eddie Bocanegra's life is a story of choices, mistakes, leadership, and redemption. Tune in as he tells Mayor Emanuel about his transformation from gang member and convicted felon, to trailblazing leader at the Heartland Alliance's READI Chicago program, the role of faith and family, trauma and violence, healing, opportunity, and hope.
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Ep. 86: Alex Kotlowitz and "An American Summer"
Author Alex Kotlowitz burst into the public 25-years-ago with his seminal work "There Are No Children Here." Now he's out with its bookend, "An American Summer," about the lives affected by gun violence. Tune in as Alex and Mayor Emanuel share a honest discussion about the causes and solutions of gun violence, along with the stories of love, hope, redemption, and grace that live in between.