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    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Potato Chip-Crusted Polish Sausage

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Potato Chip-Crusted Polish Sausage

    Nick and Erica concoct a unique bite-sized snack using Chicago ingredients -- and hot oil.

    Deep Frydays: Potato Chip-Crusted Polish Sausage

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    Chicago Tonight

    Trump Considers Commuting Blagojevich’s Sentence

    President Trump weighs in again on the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

    Trump Considers Commuting Blagojevich’s Sentence

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Hot Tips

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Hot Tips

    Today’s sacrifice to the gods of hot oil: rib tips.

    Deep Frydays: Hot Tips

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Fry the Rainbow

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Fry the Rainbow

    This week, Nick and Erica pay homage to Rainbow Cone -- and they deep-fry it.

    Deep Frydays: Fry the Rainbow

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Saganaki Saga

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Saganaki Saga

    Our summer series takes inspiration from Greektown, the birthplace of flaming cheese.

    Deep Frydays: Saganaki Saga

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Fine, We’re Doing Malort

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Fine, We’re Doing Malort

    This week, we throw caution to the wind and deep-fry an infamous Chicago drink: Malort.

    Deep Frydays: Fine, We’re Doing Malort

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Archival Video: 2008 Interview with John Paul Stevens

    Chicago Tonight

    Archival Video: 2008 Interview with John Paul Stevens

    Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens sits down with WTTW’s V.J. McAleer in 2008.

    Archival Video: 2008 Interview with John Paul Stevens

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Frango Frolics

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Frango Frolics

    Many people have sweet memories of what we’re about to dunk in hot oil: the Frango mint.

    Deep Frydays: Frango Frolics

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Charlie Keevil: ‘Let’s Go Places’

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    Charlie Keevil: ‘Let’s Go Places’

    Check out 1930s Chicago in this clip from Charlie Keevil’s 1930s promotional film.

    Charlie Keevil: ‘Let’s Go Places’

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Take a Pizza My Heart

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Take a Pizza My Heart

    Today’s sacrifice to the gods of hot oil: deep-dish pizza.

    Deep Frydays: Take a Pizza My Heart

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Totally Tubular Tamales

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Totally Tubular Tamales

    This week’s installment of our summer series goes deep on Chicago-style tamales.

    Deep Frydays: Totally Tubular Tamales

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Brownie Disaster

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Brownie Disaster

    This week’s installment of our summer series goes deep on a Chicago favorite: brownies.

    Deep Frydays: Brownie Disaster

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Deep Frydays: Ramp It Up

    Chicago Tonight

    Deep Frydays: Ramp It Up

    This week’s installment of our new summer series goes deep on Chicago’s odorous namesake.

    Deep Frydays: Ramp It Up

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Full Interview

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    Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Full Interview

    Mayor Lori Lightfoot sits down for an interview Monday, June 10, 2019 with Paris Schutz.

    Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Full Interview

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: Riff Brothers Choreography Revival

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    Web Extra: Riff Brothers Choreography Revival

    Dancers Jenai Cutcher and Heather Brown perform a Riff Brothers routine on May 18, 2019.

    Web Extra: Riff Brothers Choreography Revival

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: Dorothy Olson Pauletti at Palmer House

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    Web Extra: Dorothy Olson Pauletti at Palmer House

    102-year-old Dorothy Olson Pauletti returns to The Empire Room for a special celebration.

    Web Extra: Dorothy Olson Pauletti at Palmer House

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: Novelty Golf on ‘Wild Chicago’

    Chicago Tonight

    Web Extra: Novelty Golf on ‘Wild Chicago’

    Novelty Golf is featured in this 1992 edition of the WTTW program “Wild Chicago.”

    Web Extra: Novelty Golf on ‘Wild Chicago’

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: Joe Swanberg on ‘Easy’

    Chicago Tonight

    Web Extra: Joe Swanberg on ‘Easy’

    Chicago-based writer and director Joe Swanberg talks with Paris Schutz.

    Web Extra: Joe Swanberg on ‘Easy’

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Mayor Pete Buttigieg Speaks at City Club of Chicago

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    Mayor Pete Buttigieg Speaks at City Club of Chicago

    The U.S. presidential candidate speaks at the City Club of Chicago on Thursday, May 16.

    Mayor Pete Buttigieg Speaks at City Club of Chicago

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Somewhere’

    Chicago Tonight

    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Somewhere’

    A performance by Mikaela Bennett, who plays Maria in Lyric Opera’s “West Side Story.”

    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Somewhere’

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Cool’

    Chicago Tonight

    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Cool’

    Brett Thiele sings “Cool” with Bill Billingham on piano.

    Web Extra: ‘West Side Story’ Cast Performs ‘Cool’

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Documentary: ‘As We See It’

    Chicago Tonight

    Documentary: ‘As We See It’

    In 1979 WTTW aired this documentary made by Kelvyn Park High School students.

    Documentary: ‘As We See It’

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight John Callaway Interviews: Ted Hesburgh

    Chicago Tonight

    John Callaway Interviews: Ted Hesburgh

    John Callaway interviews University of Notre Dame President Ted Hersburgh on March 9, 1978

    John Callaway Interviews: Ted Hesburgh

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    First ‘Chicago Tonight’ Episode

    John Callaway interviews Mayor Harold Washington on the first episode of Chicago Tonight.

    First ‘Chicago Tonight’ Episode