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Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) and his brother Zeke. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Brothers: ‘We Used To Be Very Competitive’

Rahm Emanuel’s older brother, Zeke, is revealing a side of the mayor most people have never seen before, in an illuminating new book about their family.

CBS 2–04/05/2013

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds on personal purchases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Publicist: Jackson Memoir Could Be Tough Sell; ‘He’s Tainted’

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is reportedly writing a memoir in an effort to clean up his image, but the publicist who helped another disgraced Illinois politician get a book deal said Jackson’s book could be a tough sell.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2013

Roger Ebert

Hollywood Heavyweights To Work On Documentary About Ebert’s Life

Some big names in Hollywood have teamed up to make a documentary about the life of Pulitzer-prize winning film critic Roger Ebert.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

R&B singer R. Kelly. (File Photo: Donna Ward/Getty Images for Arise Made in Africa)

R. Kelly Cancels Book Launch Party, TV Interviews

CHICAGO (CBS) – Singer R. Kelly has cancelled a New York City launch party for his memoir “SoulaCoaster,” as well as two TV appearances, after taking ill this morning. According to a statement from his […]

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Luis Aguilera claims he was fired as a Chicago Public Schools teacher over a memoir in which he reveals an affair with a teacher when he was 16. He says claims that he also had an affair with a student after he became a teacher are false and unsubstantiated. (Credit: CBS)

Fired CPS Teacher Says Personal Memoir Cost Him His Job

A former Chicago Public Schools teacher has sued the district, claiming his right to free speech was violated when he was fired following a flap over his personal memoirs.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

Empty Classroom

Former CPS Teacher Says He Was Fired Over Frank Memoir

A former teacher is suing Chicago Public schools claiming he was fired over his memoir.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley May Teach, Write Book

When he leaves office, Mayor Richard M. Daley says he’s considering teaching and writing a book.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Bobby Hull: The Golden Jet

Former Blackhawk and current team ambassador Bobby Hull has found renewed fame with the success of the current team. In his new memoir,The Golden Jet,, Hull traces his life from when he was just a […]

11/17/2010