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Mike Royko

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  • Another little-known fact about Mike Royko: He was an atheist

     
    Yesterday, Neil Steinberg's Sun-Times column discussed the little-known fact that the late, legendary columnist Mike Royko was an opera buff (as is Steinberg). His main source, Royko's son David, 51, followed up with an extended blog post, "Yes, Dad...
  • History lesson: Why Jerry Brown is called 'Moonbeam'

     
    In 1976, a Chicago newspaper columnist wrote that Jerry Brown would get "the moonbeam vote." The writer was Mike Royko, who then started referring to the then-38-year-old Brown as "Gov. Moonbeam." Royko was suggesting that Brown was attracting California'...
  • From the archives: Carol Moseley Braun and Nigerian trips/Kgosie Matthews

     
    More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race. Click here for the full series Braun says report clears her campaign manager December 7, 1992 U.S. Sen.-elect Carol Moseley Braun said Sunday an independent inquiry she ordered has cleared.......
  • Burke's bodyguards: An issue worth revisiting

     
    Rahm Emanuel's glancing mention during Monday night's debate of the exensive bodyguard protection afforded to finance committee chairman Ald. Ed Burke, 14th-- "The City Council has to share in the sacrifice because the residents will be sharing in...