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Chicago Sun-Times Reviews Great Cities Institute’s 50th Anniversary Kerner Commision Report Events

Fred Harris Original Member of Kerner Commision

The UIC Great Cities Institute's March 1 event commemorating the release of the 1968 Kerner Commission Report on urban cities is previewed in the Chicago Sun-Times. Fred Harris, a former senator from Oklahoma and original member of the commission, serves as the keynote speaker and is interviewed by columnist Mary Mitchell. The column is available at For information about the institute's event series (Feb. 26- March 2) in commemoration of the Kerner report's 50th anniversary, visit