This special program was produced by The HistoryMakers and provides an engaging look into the life and career of civic and business icon, and investment industry pioneer, John W. Rogers, Jr. In this interview, he shares personal stories and insights in a lively discussion with US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, and Don Thompson, President & CEO of McDonald’s Corporation.
A lifelong Hyde Parker on Chicago’s South Side, John discusses his unique childhood and experience at Princeton University.
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