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John Russick​ is the vice president for interpretation and education at the Chicago History Museum. Since 1998, he has led the development of a host of exhibitions and digital experiences for the Museum. Prior to that, he held positions at Chicago’s Field Museum and the National Museum of American History. His recent publications include Connecting Kids to History with Museum Exhibitions (Left Coast Press, 2010) and Remembering Chicago: Crime in the Capone Era (Turner Publications, 2010). Most recently, he served as a consultant to the 2011 Florentine Films documentary, Prohibition, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

Augmented Reality: The Eastland Disaster | Saturday, May 13, 11:00 a.m.

Boat Tour: Early Chicago by the River | Saturday, May 13, 6:30 p.m.


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