Video of Karen Lewis's speech to the Chicago City Club now available
The video of the November 20, 2012 speech by Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is now available at You Tube. In the speech, the president of the union that led the Chicago Teachers Strike of 2012 speaks truth to power. The Chicago City Club is composed of some of the city's corporate and political leaders.
The video includes a lengthy introduction by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, who was the one responsible for the City Club invitation to Karen Lewis. and the question and answer period that followed. The entire video is just under an hour long.
We are still hoping for a full transcript of the speech and the question and answer that followed it. Meanwhile, you can see the speech at the following URL: