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Elizabeth Brackett

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Elizabeth works for WTTW, a PBS station in Chicago.

Biography: She is a winner of the prestigious Peabody Award for her political reporting, as well as a National Emmy. A lifetime Chicagoan, she has developed access to news and inside sources in all walks of life throughout Illinois. Few are the political and civic leaders she has not reached and interviewed. Along with her national awards, she has garnered three Midwest Emmy Awards and two Peter Lisagor Awards for her television reporting from the Midwest.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Elizabeth Brackett on WorldCat :

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ISBN: 1566638348 OCLC: 303055093

Ivan R. Dee, Chicago : 2009.

Investigates the culture of corruption in Illinois state politics, Blagojevich's reckless actions, and how Obama managed to avoid the taint of this same environment.