Obama Center; Back-To-School Vaccines; The Trail Of Tears In Illinois

August 24, 2017
 
President Barack Obama points to a plan for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.

In this May 3, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks at a community event on the Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago. The Obama Presidential Center will not be a part of the presidential library network operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. The former president has said construction of the center on Chicago's South Side would take about four years.

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On the 21st: We discussed how the Obama Presidential Center fits into the Jackson Park community in Chicago. Plus, we spoke with the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health about the importance of vaccinations and revisited our conversation about what the new Trail of Tears sites in Illinois mean for Native Americans today.