Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Feb 3, 2000
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  • Feb 3-9, 2000
  • Vol. 29, No. 18

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Heavy Toll

    As head of the tollway system Robert Hickman had power, influence, and lots of friends. Then he was accused of abusing his position, in a bizarre case that exposed the inner workings of a 40-year patronage empire. Hickman went to jail. His crime? Good que
  • Essay
  • Tangier Twilight

    Until his death last November, the author of The Sheltering Sky continued to receive a steady stream of visitors in his tiny Moroccan apartment.
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Columns & Opinion

Arts & Culture

  • Culture Club
  • Abstract Thinking/ Daily's News

    The DuSable Museum's Ramon Price and Margaret Burroughs have always wanted a memorial to the city's founding father. They finally got their wish, but it looks like they won't get to put a face on it.