Leon Despres

Leon Despres represented Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood as an alderman for two decades. He is the author of Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman's Memoir.

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May 7 2009 6:03 PMLeon Despres, RIPThe author of Slate's "Diary of a 100-Year-Old Man" dies at 101.
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Sept. 10 2008 6:53 AMDreams of My Mother, and a Visit From My Grandson
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Sept. 11 2008 11:01 AMA Haiku for My Doctors
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Sept. 9 2008 12:40 PMRunning Across Town for Some Indian Food
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Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.