Chicago 2016 Candidate City
I've been on the Chicago 2016 mailing list since they
made the first cut, and think it'd be great to have the
Olympics in the American Midwest, in an area with
as much over-sized personality and enthusiasm as
Chicago, where I lived for a few years in the mid-'80's,
in Evanston, Wilmette and Chicago proper, which
included the Bears' Super Bowl-winning year.
This is the p.s.a. that WGN-TV has been showing
a lot starring Michael Jordan, which I see at least
a few times a day on average.
As usual, who else but wonderful actor and Chicago
native Joe Mantegna could put it all in its proper
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