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Daniel Biss: Why Evanston, Illinois is offering reparations – Episode 16

Daniel Biss, Mayor of Evanston, Illinois
Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Evanston, Illinois Mayor Daniel Biss talks about what sets his city apart from other Chicago suburbs, including its first-in-the-nation reparations program. He also reflects on his time in Illinois state government and explains why this is a big moment for municipal government.

Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Alee Quick. This podcast is produced in collaboration with WSIU Public Radio. For more, visit paulsimoninstitute.siu.edu/podcasts

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John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
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