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Reversing the Chicago River

The Windy City Historians interviewed Dick on May 30, 2021, to tell the story of reversing the flow of the Chicago River to save the city. Listen to this podcast.

Windy City Historians Podcast - Episode 23 – Reversing the Chicago River (

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