Watch Berkowitz with Rahm Emanuel--What makes Rahm tick? Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz:  So, you are saying you can be a populist even though you earned 7 million dollars during [2000-2001]... Are you a populist?

Rahm Emanuel: If you looking for a political label, I would call myself a progressive...

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwestern suburban edition of "Public Affairs," features Rahm Emanuel.  In showing Rahm in his early years, it may capture the real Rahm Emanuel-- for those who want to know “What makes Rahm tick, as well as what does Rahm look like with no gray hair.

 Tonight’s show deals with Rahm Emanuel’s philosophy of life, taxes, education, school choice, the use of the free market to achieve public goals and other topics

 The show airs in 24 N and NW Chicago Metro suburbs at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 19 or 35.  See below for a detailed airing schedule in those suburbs. Also, read below a partial transcript of the show, dealing with the view that it is not how much you make in terms of income, but what you want to do in government, that counts.

 You can also watch the Public Affairs show featuring Rahm Emanuel by clicking here.  

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The “Public Affairs,” TV show featuring Rahm Emanuel airs:

--tonight at 8:30 pm in the below listed 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs on the indicated channels:

Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette.

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Comcast Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.

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Rahm Emnauel: ...so regardless of where I have been in my life, the battles I have taken on and the causes I have fought for have always been the same, now has my income changed since when I started with Illinois Public Action Council? Yes, but my interests and my purpose and what I drive toward hasn’t.

Jeff Berkowitz:  So, you are saying you can be a populist even though you earned 7 million dollars during [2000-2001]. Actually, is that [label] accurate? Are you a populist?

Rahm Emanuel: If you looking for a political label, I would call myself a progressive.

Jeff Berkowitz:  Are you a card carrying member of the Democratic Leadership Council?

Rahm Emanuel: Yes, I am a participant with Al From and Bruce Reed and I happen to believe in the ideas of the New Democratic... I mean the question is—Bob Rubin, who was a successful Treasury Secretary, does that make him any less of an effective person? Was John Kennedy any less of a progressive president? Was Franklin Delano Roosevelt any less of a—not that I am in the likes of that [group], but my point is—it is not what your income is, it is what are the things that motivate you, it is what do you want to do?

 

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