The project includes 45 videotaped interviews with political advisors, chiefs of staff, family and former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
The interviews took place from 2017 and 2019 after the university was chosen to house Daley’s papers and artifacts from his 22 years in office.
In a news release, university officials said a website with the information will be ready in the fall as the library isn’t open to researchers during the coronavirus pandemic.
“These oral histories will enable students to analyze first-hand accounts of Chicago’s political history,” said lecturer David Greenstein, who’ll each the class.
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