Washington Park, Chicago, “Graf, John, Chicago’s Parks Arcadia Publishing, 2000, p. 97.,” public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bughouse_Square.jpg)
Acquisition Date: October 12, 2020
Date Originally Posted: July 20, 2009
Description: An interview with the Newberry Library’s director about the history of the Bughouse Square Debates in Chicago’s Washington Square Park
Questions to Consider:
- Have you ever participated in speeches or discussions that are similar to those at Bughouse Square?
- How does this fit within your perception of Chicago? Of city parks?
What would you speak about in this forum?