Table of Contents
   Forewordp. vii
   Prefacep. xi
   Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
   Once a Cubs Fanp. 1
   I'm a Legmanp. 8
   The City News Bureau, Queen Elizabeth, and Mep. 17
   Jacobson versus Roykop. 28
   New to TV: From JFK to Muhammad Alip. 40
   The First Mayor Daleyp. 53
   My Mouth Runneth Overp. 64
   From Reporter to Commentatorp. 71
   From Commentator to … Anchor!p. 77
   Heat from Jesse Jacksonp. 88
   Madame Mayorp. 95
   Bill Kurtis and the Golden Age of TV Newsp. 101
   Brown and Williamson versus Walter Jacobsonp. 109
   A New Mayor, a Controversial Minister, and an Old Nemesisp. 117
   Council Wars and Newsroom Woesp. 126
   Another Mayor Daley and Another TV Stationp. 131
   Fox News, Mayor Daley (the second), and Barack Obamap. 142
   Good-bye to Foxp. 155
   The Ups and Downs of Celebrityp. 163
   Yanked from Retirementp. 168
   Epiloguep. 172
   Indexp. 175