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Chicago’s connections to the meat processing industry are well known, but the beef industry didn’t just spur the city’s development. In a new book, historian Joshua Specht says the beef industry helped shape modern America itself.

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MIT economist Simon Johnson, co-author of the new book “Jump-Starting America,” appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

In their new book, a pair of MIT economists say that if the government doesn’t start investing more in research and development, America’s future growth will be in jeopardy. Co-author Simon Johnson makes the case.

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The U.S. empire stretches farther than you may think. The new book “How to Hide an Empire” details America’s acquisition of foreign land.

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How did we get the free speech protections we enjoy today, and where might they head in the future? A new book uncovers that – and more.

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Lockheed U-2A (U.S. Air Force photo)

Who were the central players behind America’s U-2 spy program? A new book by Monte Reel tells all. 

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Orville Wright pilots a historic, 12-second flight on Dec. 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, as Wilbur Wright observes.

Local author William Hazelgrove debunks what he calls “the Wright Brothers myth” in his new book about the history-making duo.

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In his new book, Ivo Daalder argues that President Donald Trump has chosen to abandon America’s leadership role in the world just as China is becoming more assertive on the global stage.

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