Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: More Answers Needed About Upcoming G8/Nato Summits

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says it’s perfectly reasonable to continue asking questions about the security related to the upcoming world summits in Chicago, even if planners don’t like those questions.


Protesters who have been part of the Occupy Wall Street movement are expected for the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in May. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel: Restrictions On Protesters Won’t End After G8 Summit

Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel urges state lawmakers to approve legislation allowing the city to install speed cameras. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Pushes Ordinances To Keep Protesters In Check

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to have a tight rein on protesters when Chicago hosts two major international summits next spring.



Occupy Chicago Demonstrators Seek Meeting About G8/NATO Summits

Demonstrators had a two-pronged agenda when they took their protests to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: NATO, G8 Summits Will Showcase Chicago To World

Chicago will host world leaders next spring for the NATO and G8 summits, and will be the first U.S. city other than Washington, D.C., ever to host a NATO gathering.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011