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Consult the further reading page for a list of books and Web sites related to Chicago history.

A number of people appeared on-camera or acted as consultants and are listed below. See the complete film credits for more information.

On-camera interview subjects:

William Adelman, historian
Victoria Brown, historian
Douglas Bukowski, writer
Edward M. Burke, alderman
Louis Cain, historian
Nancy Connolly, O'Leary descendant
William Cronon, historian
Leon Despres, alderman
Perry Duis, historian
Dena Epstein, Hilda Satt's daughter
Peggy Glowacki, assistant director, Hull-House Museum
Paul Green, political scientist
Neil Harris, historian
Helen L. Horowitz, historian
Ann Keating, historian
Nancy Koehn, historian
Donald L. Miller, historian and author
Thomas J. O'Gorman, writer
Dominic Pacyga, historian
Christopher Reed, historian
Dan Rostenkowski, former Congressman
Tim Samuelson, historian
Richard Schneirov, historian
Ed Swift Jr., Swift descendant
Studs Terkel, writer
Stanley Tigerman, architect

Creative Consultant:

Donald L. Miller

Based on the book, City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America by Don Miller (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996; Touchstone, 1997).

Bathhouse & Hinky Dink dialogue from Lloyd Wendt and Herman Kogan, Lords of the Levee, Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1943.

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