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Neil Hartigan - Governor Jim Edgar Project

Neil Hartigan grew up politically in the Democratic Party machine of the 1960s, a rising star in the party. In 1972, at the age of 34, Hartigan became the youngest lieutenant governor in the nation. A major political force in Illinois, he later served as Attorney General for two terms before running in a tight race for governor in 1990. Since then, he has served as Chairman of the World Trade Center Illinois and as a judge on the Illinois Appellate Court.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

The early years through Hartigan’s years with Richard J. Daley

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

The 1968 Democratic Convention and early experiences with Dan Walker

Interview Session 03 (Audio)

Hartigan's term as lieutenant governor for Governor Dan Walker


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