Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Dec 14, 1989
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  • Dec 14-20, 1989
  • Vol. 19, No. 9

Arts & Culture

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Northwestern's New A.I. Hotshot

    Artificial-intelligence guru Roger Schank arrives from Yale with $12.5 million in corporate support, $1 million in defense contracts, a coterie of faculty and grad students, and professorships in three different departments at Northwestern. "This is not a

Music

City Life

  • Our Town
  • The Last Days of Congregation Sinai

    The older generations have died out and the younger ones have gone their own ways. Now only the survivors remain, the crusty characters, the tough old fighters, the poor schleppers who never made enough gelt to move to the suburbs.

Film