The Origin of the Windy City - Telling the Story - podcast

What makes a story great? Tim Samuelson, Cultural Historian for the Chicago Cultural Center, tells the story of how Chicago became known as the Windy City. Is it really about the wind? Or does it come from New York editor Charles A. Dana, who wrote an editorial about Chicago being big winded and trying to land the 1893 World's Fair? No one knows for sure. But that's part of what makes it a great story.
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