A City at War: Chicago

1 x 60′, HD

This award-winning documentary showcases how Chicago answered President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s call to become “an arsenal of democracy” and to start producing war material to help defeat Germany, Japan and Italy.  The whole populace came together and city was turned into important production center during WWII. Narrated by Bill Kurtis, the documentary also explores how the relationship between President Roosevelt and Chicago Mayor Ed Kelly helped win the war.