Dick Durbin

Durbin Hopes Death Of Kim Jong Il Brings Opportunties

Senior Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is hoping the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il is an opportunity for a new relationship with that nation.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2011

Chicago Koreans

Chicago Koreans Express Relief, Hope After Kim Jong Il’s Death

The news of dictator Kim Jong Il’s death is rocking Chicago’s Korean community, where many people are expressing relief.

CBS 2–12/19/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk: U.S. Must Stand Behind South Korea After Kim Jong Il’s Death

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he wants the U.S. to stand strong in the face of a new North Korean leader.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

Jean-Claude Duvalier

Professor: Former Haitian Dictator Can’t Steal Now

A University of Chicago specialist in Haiti says the best that can be said about former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s return is he probably won’t be able to steal much.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

Jean-Claude Duvalier

Professor: Haitians Nostalgic For Dictator

Why is ousted dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returning, and why do some in Haiti like the idea?

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011