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The Crisis Cast

Nov 30, 2022

For Jim "Skinny" Sheahan, life is truly a marathon.  Not a sprint.  In fact he's run nearly 50 marathons.  Skinny is a self-described Irish thoroughbred with a penchant for motivating voters, but more importantly neighbors.

During this episode of the Crisis Cast Lissa & Thom extract how big cities should approach the crime crisis.  And, what they're getting wrong.  This conversation includes a romp through the historic 1983 Chicago Mayoral debate between Jayne Byrne, Harold Washington, and Richard M. Daley.  Less than a decade later, Mayor Daley enticed Skinny to help create Taste of Chicago.  You'll also learn what Sunday jogs through the neighborhoods of Chicago can teach you about the needs of its residents.