Bob Crawford Audio Archive

Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago - Special Collections and University Archives
Address:
Richard J. Daley Library
801 S. Morgan St., Room 3-330
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-996-2742
Website
Date: 1970-2000
Extent: 9 Linear Feet
Finding Aid

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
Bob Crawford covered Chicago politics for local radio station WBBM-AM from 1968 until 2001. He is perhaps best known for WBBM's public affairs program "At Issue." As WBBM's political editor and Chicago City Hall reporter, Crawford's coverage of Chicago politics spanned six mayoral administrations and included the many achievements and scandals of Chicago's City Council.

Scope and Content Note:
The Bob Crawford Audio Archive consists of over 58 hours of audio spanning almost forty years of Chicago political history. The archive includes interviews and audio clips with all of the Chicago mayors since 1968, as well as many other local, state and national political figures.

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