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Chicago History Magazine

ChicagoHistoryMagazineSummer2014

Chicago History is the only magazine devoted exclusively to the history of our city. Written by distinguished historians and beautifully illustrated, Chicago History brings to life Chicago's complex past and the people who have shaped it.

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The Summer 2014 issue of Chicago History features:

“The Wedding of Land and Lake” by Carl Smith

“The Jackson Park Caravels” by Joseph M. Di Cola

“White Sox World Travelers” by Richard C. Lindberg

“Sporting Heroes: Interviews with Mike Krzyzewski and Jerry Reinsdorf” by Timothy J. Gilfoyle

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