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News Mon Nov 24 2008


The New York Times comments, rather laudatorily, on The Chicagoan:

"And throughout its run the magazine took it upon itself to defend Chicago from those who claimed it was overrun by crime, it stank, its government was corrupt, its streets were wind-beaten. So went the litany at the time. 'Chicago,' declared one editorial, 'happens to be, by common consent of the writing gentry, the Gomorrah of the moment.' The magazine thundered against such calumny, defending the city's 'gusto and glamour' in issue after issue."

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