The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will take a look back at the highs and lows of Thompson’s 14 years in office on June 12 at the Chicago History Museum.Dr. Mark DePue, director of the presidential library’s Oral History Program, will moderate a conversation featuring four of Thompson’s top aides: Deputy Gov. Jim Fletcher, press secretary David Gilbert, budget director Bob Mandeville, and policy director Paula Wolff.
Ever wonder about the brown street signs? Join Linda Zabors, creator of the Honorary Chicago project, for a mile-long tour of State Street and discover the significant people and places commemorated by those signs, including Mayor Harold Washington, Bob Fosse, and Abraham Lincoln Marovitz.