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  • A Chicago alderman once confessed he needed physical exercise but didn't like jogging, because in that sport you couldn't hit anyone.
  • Bernard Goldberg
    Bernard Goldberg
    American author and journalist 1945-
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    A lot of people who voted for Barack Obama expected and were led to expect something new in politics: a new tone of political discourse in Washington. And I think - I think they're disappointed, because Barack Obama is not a new kind of politician. In fact, he's an old Chicago politician.
  • Bobby Seale
    Bobby Seale
    American political activist 1936-
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    All I did in Chicago was to exercise my legal right to speak on my own behalf and I was given four years in jail as a result. But I think the most serious injustice perpetrated by the court system in America is the inability of a black man to get a jury of his peers.
    Source: Interview with The Guardian (February 1970)
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
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    As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
    American journalist 1904-1963
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    As a result of its generous stand, the University of Chicago's undergraduate college acts as the greatest magnet for neurotic juveniles since the Children's Crusade, with Robert Maynard Hutchins playing the role of Stephen the Shepherd Boy.
    Source: Chicago: The Second City (2004) p.110
  • Billy Eckstine
    Billy Eckstine
    American jazz and pop singer and a bandleader 1914-1993
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    Bud Johnson, God rest his soul of fame, a tenor saxophonist. Bud was always a big, big, big booster of mine and he always when I first met Bud in Pittsburgh when he came through there, he heard me sing and he wanted me to come to Chicago.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
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    But my favorite band is Curbside Life, out of Chicago.
  • Bill Ayers
    Bill Ayers
    American elementary education theorist 1944-
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    Chicago '68 was a relatively small demonstration for its time, but I've talked to millions of people who claim they were there because it felt like we were all there. Everyone from our generation was there and was at Woodstock.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
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    Chicago has definitely played a part in my character development. I love the essence of the city, the personalities of the people, the hard-working spirit that you need to get through the winters. And every neighborhood has its great restaurants and the local hot-dog stand.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    Chicago is a sort of journalistic Yellowstone Park, offering haven to a last herd of fantastic bravos.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Chicago is seriously my favorite city in the country. People have roots here, which is nice. When you go to Los Angeles, no one is actually from Los Angeles.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
    American journalist 1904-1963
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    Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.
    Source: Chicago: The Second City (2004)
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    CHICAGO: Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business.
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