Chicago Tonight

In ‘Red Meat Republic,’ the Story of How Beef Made Chicago

Clip: 05/06/2019 | 8m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Chicago’s connections to the meat processing industry are well known, but the beef industry didn’t just spur Chicago’s development. According to historian Joshua Specht, the beef industry not only helped shape the Windy City but modern America itself.

Aired: 05/06/19

Rating: NR

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