Political Fund Backed by Charter School Network Ramps Up Spending to Defeat Johnson, Boost City Council Picks

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Public Transit Advocates Outline System’s Pressure Points Ahead of Chicago Mayoral Election

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American Experience: The Movement and the Madman

Discover the untold story of the 1969 showdown between President Nixon and the antiwar movement. Told through firsthand accounts, the film reveals how movement leaders mobilized disparate groups to create two massive protests that changed history.


Sanditon Recap: Season 3 Episode 2

Alexander fetches his brother to Sanditon in the hopes that he can be of use, while Georgiana faces the prospect of having her inheritance taken from her.


Latino Voices

Shop Alongside Alebrijes at North Riverside Park Mall

If you weren’t able to make it out to Cantigny Park last summer to see the “Creatures of a Dream World” exhibition of alebrijes, good news!



Explore Chicago's Beauty

Chicago is a city full of beauty. Join WTTW on an adventure to explore The Most Beautiful Places in Chicago.

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For parents

Make a Guitar Out of Cardboard

Encourage your child to express themselves through music and art by making a guitar out of simple materials around your house.

Cardboard Guitar
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2023 Voter Guide for the Chicago Runoff Election

WTTW’s 2023 Voter Guide is your comprehensive library of resources for the Chicago runoff municipal election on April 4.

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What to Watch in April

With Earth Day in April, we have several shows examining the changes needed to adapt to—and further forestall—climate change, as well as stories of World War II, icons of America, and new dramas. 

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Call the Midwife is Back

Lucille continues to struggle with depression while Sister Julienne relishes getting to work more closely with patients.

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Crime & Law

Star Witness Takes the Stand in ComEd Trial, Testifies About Efforts to Influence Michael Madigan

ComEd’s lobbying team got the go-ahead in 2018 to kill the Illinois attorney general’s proposal to give low-income consumers a break on their electric bills with the blessing of her father, Speaker of the Illinois House Michael Madigan, according to a witness.

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For parents

How to Raise Strong Girls

“I just wish she had the confidence to speak up.” This is a phrase I hear over and over again from parents of young girls – and I remember having the same thought when my own daughter was in kindergarten. As parents, we see the best in our kids. We know the positive qualities they bring to this world, and we want them to share those qualities with others.

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