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Legendary film and stage director Mike Nichols died at age 83. Nichols is remembered for being among the pioneering forces in the early days of our sister station, WFMT.

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We go to the WTTW vault to revisit John Callaway's 1982 interview with comedy legend and TV pioneer Sid Caesar, who died yesterday at 91. Watch the entire 60-minute conversation with John Callaway, as well as a 1986 appearance by Caesar on Chicago Tonight.

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Chicago legend Frank Thomas was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame today. Watch a 2011 interview with Thomas from our archives.

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Best-selling author Tom Clancy died at age 66. Back in 2002, Elizabeth Brackett interviewed Clancy on an episode of Chicago Tonight. Watch the web extra video from our archives.

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Watch Charlie Rose's exclusive interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Former Illinois Comptroller Dawn Clark Netsch, who disclosed in January that she had been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, has died at age 86. We take a look back at a 1994 interview of Netsch by John Callaway from the Chicago Tonight archives.

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Watch an extended, one-on-one interview with artist Theaster Gates.

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Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan is in Chicago shooting a big budget action film. We bring you Ash-har Quraishi's exclusive conversation with the actor about filmmaking and his provocative talk show.

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Andy Rooney

We revisit our 2006 conversation with Andy Rooney, who died over the weekend at the age of 92.

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Justice Stephen Breyer

In part three of our conversation with United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, he weighs in on the politicization of the bench, the confirmation process, and why he likes talking about his job.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Phil Ponce on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm to talk about what he's done in office so far, and what's ahead.