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Are We Forgetting About the Holocaust?

| Jay Shefsky
Kurt Gutfreund and his mother before they went into hiding. (Photo courtesy Kurt Gutfreund)

A recent study shows two-thirds of millennials in the U.S. have not heard of Auschwitz. A priest and a holocaust survivor are trying to change that. 

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Trump Finds Kanye West ‘Impressive’ at White House Lunch

| Jay Shefsky
Kanye West meets with President Donald Trump and a gaggle of reporters Thursday at the White House.

The Grammy Award-winning rapper talked about his hometown of Chicago and much more in a meeting with President Donald Trump. “PBS NewsHour” White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor has details on that and more.

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WTTW Launches New Series ‘Art and Design in Chicago’

| Jay Shefsky

From TV commercials to a legendary South Side art center, a new four-part series explores the creative movements, people and institutions of Chicago over the last 125 years.

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The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist in ‘Rising Out of Hatred’

| Jay Shefsky
Today, Derek Black is a graduate student at the University of Chicago. (Courtesy of Penguin Random House)

The son of a prominent white supremacist becomes a leader in his father’s movement – and then rejects the cause. A new book tells the story.

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William J. Kelly Launches Bid for Chicago Mayor

| Jay Shefsky
William J. Kelly appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Sept. 25, 2018.

There is one self-identified Republican in the growing field of candidates to be Chicago mayor. We hear his plans for the city.

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