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    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Ramp It Up

    This week’s installment of our new summer series goes deep on Chicago’s odorous namesake.

    Deep Frydays: Ramp It Up

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    Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Full Interview

    Mayor Lori Lightfoot sits down for an interview Monday, June 10, 2019 with Paris Schutz.

    Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Full Interview

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    Web Extra: Riff Brothers Choreography Revival

    Dancers Jenai Cutcher and Heather Brown perform a Riff Brothers routine on May 18, 2019.

    Web Extra: Riff Brothers Choreography Revival

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    Web Extra: Novelty Golf on ‘Wild Chicago’

    Novelty Golf is featured in this 1992 edition of the WTTW program “Wild Chicago.”

    Web Extra: Novelty Golf on ‘Wild Chicago’

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    Web Extra: Dorothy Olson Pauletti at Palmer House

    102-year-old Dorothy Olson Pauletti returns to The Empire Room for a special celebration.

    Web Extra: Dorothy Olson Pauletti at Palmer House

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    Web Extra: Joe Swanberg on ‘Easy’

    Chicago-based writer and director Joe Swanberg talks with Paris Schutz.

    Web Extra: Joe Swanberg on ‘Easy’

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    Mayor Pete Buttigieg Speaks at City Club of Chicago

    The U.S. presidential candidate speaks at the City Club of Chicago on Thursday, May 16.

    Mayor Pete Buttigieg Speaks at City Club of Chicago

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    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Somewhere’

    A performance by Mikaela Bennett, who plays Maria in Lyric Opera’s “West Side Story.”

    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Somewhere’

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    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Cool’

    Brett Thiele sings “Cool” with Bill Billingham on piano.

    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Cool’

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    Documentary: ‘As We See It’

    In 1979 WTTW aired this documentary made by Kelvyn Park High School students.

    Documentary: ‘As We See It’

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    John Callaway Interviews: Ted Hesburgh

    John Callaway interviews University of Notre Dame President Ted Hersburgh on March 9, 1978

    John Callaway Interviews: Ted Hesburgh

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    Chicago Tonight

    First ‘Chicago Tonight’ Episode

    John Callaway interviews Mayor Harold Washington on the first episode of Chicago Tonight.

    First ‘Chicago Tonight’ Episode

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    Choreographer Andrea Walker on Working with Coldplay

    Andrea Walker talks about the surprising inspiration he found when working with Coldplay.

    Choreographer Andrea Walker on Working with Coldplay

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    Gov. Pritzker Recounts His First 100 Days

    Amanda Vinicky interviews Gov. Pritzker about his first 100 days in office.

    Gov. Pritzker Recounts His First 100 Days

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    CPS Teacher Charged With Battery

    A Chicago elementary teacher has been arrested and removed from her West Side school.

    CPS Teacher Charged With Battery

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    Chicago Tonight

    Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot Interview

    In a runoff election Tuesday, Lori Lightfoot won the race for mayor by a landslide.

    Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot Interview

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    Chicago Tonight

    Renée Fleming: The Diva and Her Gowns

    High-end designers have always been eager to dress the glamorous soprano.

    Renée Fleming: The Diva and Her Gowns

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot

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    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot

    An in-depth look at the former federal prosecutor running for mayor of Chicago.

    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot

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    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Toni Preckwinkle

    An in-depth look at the Cook County Board president running for mayor of Chicago.

    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Toni Preckwinkle

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

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    Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

    One of the world’s most renowned opera singers is marking a landmark anniversary.

    Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

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    Chicago Tonight

    Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    WTTW captures a family reunion between two cousins.

    Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

    Chicago Tonight

    Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

    The wife of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke speaks to the press.

    Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

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    Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

    A cellphone video shows Ald. Ed Burke handing out shoulder bags at a polling place.

    Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

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    Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”

    In 1994, Randy Duncan was featured in a WTTW program called “Love in Four Acts.”

    Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”