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MY VIDEO JUKEBOX

More highlights from the non-fiction video work of John Owens -- a producer, writer and videographer of short and feature-length documentaries.

Here's Harold: The Election of Harold Washington

Harold Washington was Chicago's first Black mayor, who won his seat in a 1983 election that showed a city that was divided racially. In this 2003 Chicago Tribune documentary, released on the 20th anniversary of Washington's historic election. writer-producer John Owens details Washington's long political career before his election, the 1983 election which shocked the nation and his stormy career as Chicago's mayor. Hosted by the Tribune's Clarence Page.