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Gary Oldman is the complete Winston Churchill, but Darkest Hour tells only half the story

Joe Wright’s biopic captures a great leader but not the people who empowered him.


  • Perhaps no local fan base is more loyal than that of the Bears. But what has the so-called pride and joy of Illinois done in three decades to deserve such devotion?
  • Thirty years after Harold Washington’s death, a newly unearthed trove of documents reveals the early stages of his transformation into the insurgent who’d become the first (and still only) black man elected mayor of Chicago.
  • The Vinyard Indians want to be Illinois’s first state-recognized native tribe. But tribes long recognized by the federal government say the group’s members are just a bunch of white people caught in an act of cultural appropriation.

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