The late mayor on “a crisis of leadership in Chicago”; reflecting on the first half of his first term; and discussing the legacy of Richard J. Daley, whose long reign overshadowed Washington’s brief but critical tenure.
By Whet Moser
Published Nov. 25, 2012
A lengthy, three-part interview with Joan McGrath of Dimensions in 1985, at the mid-point of his first term.
Here’s Washington in 1982 addressing “A Crisis of Leadership in Chicago” at UIUC, before he was mayor:
And Washington addressing the great shadow over all mayors of Chicago, the Boss: