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Chicago's honorary brown street signs, days, and commemorative honors; the who, what, where, when and why.  Honorary Chicago guide book, maps, biographies, history, trivia, tours, and gifts.

Honorary Chicago on CRIS Radio

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Honorary Chicago on CRIS Radio

Linda Zabors

Linda Zabors was interviewed by Ruth Fairfax Frazier and Marshall Mathews on Tuesday, May 8

 Linda Zabors, author of the Honorary Chicago series, at the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind

Linda Zabors, author of the Honorary Chicago series, at the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind

Broadcast: May 8, 2018

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This episode includes information on the history of Chicago's honorary streets and the street grid system, recent changes to the honorary signs program, and the stories behind several signs including:

Dolores Mueller Bajda
Ann Landers
Dr Henry Betts
WOOGMS
Gene Chandler
Bill Veeck
Confucius
Bernarda Wong
Mother Teresa
Ida B. Wells
Stone Temple Baptist Church
Edward Brennan
Swami Vivekananda
Bob Fosse
Senn Centennial
Pat Sajak
Jesse White

The Honorary Chicago Guidebook and series are printed in the United States in large print for the enjoyment of the visually impaired and the comfort of all readers.

 Marshall Mathews and Ruth Fairfax Frazier, of CRIS Radio with the Honorary Chicago Guidebook

Marshall Mathews and Ruth Fairfax Frazier, of CRIS Radio with the Honorary Chicago Guidebook

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The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind

The Chicagoland Radio Information Service (CRIS Radio) is located at the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind. It is a public service which provides daily news read on-air for the benefit of the vision impaired.  Ruth Fairfax Frazier is the founder of the FAACT organization and hosts a daily broadcast on CRIS radio.

The interview can be found on the Lighthouse for the Blind website. 
https://chicagolighthouse.org/podcasts/

The FAACT Organization: The Forum to Achieve Altruism, Compassion, and Tolerance
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