After spending months combing through nearly 100 years of archival photographs and newspaper articles, the Chicago Tribune is releasing a comprehensive look at the Chicago Bears.
We get a behind-the-scenes look at the process and history of dyeing the Chicago River green – a city tradition since 1962, and a family tradition since its inception. Meet the men who turn the river bright green each year in this story originally told by John Callaway on March 17, 2004.
Chicago legend Frank Thomas was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame today. Watch a 2011 interview with Thomas from our archives.
Nelson Mandela died at age 95. Watch web extra videos about the anti-apartheid icon from WTTW's archives.
As a longtime congressman, Jesse Jackson Jr. was a regular guest on Chicago Tonight. Watch web extra videos of Jackson Jr. that illustrate the kind of political gravitas he had before this scandal erupted last year.
Blues singer Bobby Bland died at age 83. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and recipient of a lifetime achievement Grammy Award, Bland had a memorable performance in WTTW studios back in 1977 on Soundstage with B.B. King. Watch the web extra video.
Bud Herseth, the legendary Chicago Symphony Orchestra trumpeter, died Saturday at 91. We revisit our 2004 conversation with Herseth -- as well as John Callaway's 1978 conversation with prima ballerina Maria Tallchief -- who died last week as well.
Dyeing the Chicago River green for St. Patrick’s Day has been a city tradition since 1962. And it’s been a family tradition since its inception. Meet the men who turn the river bright green each year as we revisit our March 17, 2004 story.
We look back at a 1987 interview from Chicago Tonight’s archives between John Callaway, and actors John Malkovich and Joan Allen.