Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Better than Obama w/ Russert: Milan w/ Berkowitz on Cable and Streaming on YouTube and PA

This week's Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Cook County, IL State's Attorney Candidate Bob Milan (D-Glenview). Milan is Dick Devine's (the current State's Attorney) First Assistant, meaning Milan has oversight responsibilities for almost 900 attorneys and about six hundred support staff. Bob Milan is running in a tough six candidate Democratic Primary.

The show with Milan airs tonight in 35 suburbs: in 25 suburbs, it airs in its regular, weekly, Tuesday night slot at 8:30 pm on either Comcast Cable Ch. 19 or 35. In 10 suburbs, the show airs tonight in a special airing at 9:30 pm and tomorrow night in its regular Wednesday slot at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19. [In these 10 suburbs, the show usually airs three times a week, but due to the Holiday, it aired last night in its regular Monday night slot and will air tonight and tomorrow night as indicated (no airing on Friday due to the Holiday). See, below, for further details as to the specific airing schedule and channel for "Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz," for your Chicago suburban location.
First Ass't and State's Attorney candidate Bob Milan debates and discusses with show host and Executive Legal Recruiter Jeff Berkowitz a broad range of State's Attorney public policy issues (listed, below).
The show with First Ass't Bob Milan also airs through-out the City of Chicago this coming Monday Night [Nov. 26] at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV] and at 7:30 pm this coming Monday evening [Nov. 26] on Aurora Community Television, on Comcast Cable Ch. 10 in Aurora and some surrounding areas. That is, the Aurora station reaches all of Aurora, Bristol, Big Rock and parts of Oswego, Sandwich, Sugar Grove and Montgomery.
You may also watch the show with State's Attorney Democratic Primary candidate Milan, along with other recently posted shows, including State's Attorney Candidates Ald. Allen, Comm. Suffredin and Ald. Brookins; next week's suburban edition of Public Affairs show with 14th CD Republican Primary candidate Jim Oberweis; Rep. Hamos (D-Evanston), 14th CD Republican Primary candidates Sen. Lauzen and Mayor Burns and 14th CD Democratic Primary Candidates Jotham Stein and John Laesch on your computer at PublicAffairsTV.com. [For all of the shows on the Public Affairs podcast page, other than Oberweis and Milan, please click the Archives icon to bring up those shows].

In addition to those shows, prior shows on the "Public Affairs," podcast page feature Presidential candidates Obama, Giuliani, Richardson, McCain and Cox, and many other pols, including Obama-Bean in April, 2006, Congresswoman Bean in January, 2006 and Congresswoman Schakowsky in October, 2005 and opinion makers. You may also watch these "Public Affairs," shows and others at www.itunes.com
Having trouble watching the 14th CD Democratic and Republican Primary candidates listed above and the Milan, Brookins, Suffredin and Allen quartet on the Public Affairs podcast page or at Itunes.com? Not to worry, you can now go here to watch them all on YouTube.com as well other Public Affairs shows, e.g., our extended interview with Presidential candidate Gov. Bill Richardson. This TV show host has been told that almost anybody who has a computer should be able to access Youtube, so no longer will you have a technical excuse for not watching Public Affairs, as all of our shows, going forward, and many prior ones, will be posted on YouTube.com.

Next week's Chicago suburban edition of "Public Affairs," features 14th CD Republican Primary Candidate Jim Oberweis, and that show is likely to be placed on YouTube in the next day or two, along with other Public Affairs shows. go here to watch them all on YouTube.com You can now watch the Public Affairs show with Oberweis at PublicAffairs.com
Cook County, IL State’s Attorney election contest:

State’s Attorney First Ass't Bob Milan is one of six candidates in the Democratic Primary for State's Attorney of Cook County. He is joined in the race by Chicago Ald. Allen, Chicago Ald. Brookins, Comm. Suffredin, State’s Attorney Chief Deputy Alvarez and attorney Tommie Brewer.

The victor in the Democratic Primary will face the winner of the Republican Primary between Cook County Comm. and private sector attorney Tony Peraica and attorney Ed Barron.

Meet Bob Milan:

Milan has been associated with the State's Attorney of Cook County office for the last 21 years (19 as an attorney, his entire legal career) and has been the First Assistant to State's Attorney Dick Devine for the last 4 1/2 years. As the First Ass't, Milan supervises almost 900 attorneys, 100 investigators and about 500 staff personnel. Milan supervised the prosecution and investigation that led to the charging of the Brown's Chicken defendants nine years after the grisly murders of seven individuals. Over the years, Milan has tried more than seventy-five criminal jury matters to verdict. For the moment, Milan is continuing to hold the position of First Assistant, in addition to campaigning for the State's Attorney position.

Milan, who grew up in Beverly and the 19th Ward on the NW side of Chicago, still known as the Tom Hynes Ward and the point of political origin for many Chicago pols, now resides in Glenview with his wife and three children. His educational background includes St. Ignatius High School, Loyola University of Chicago and Chicago Kent Law School.

For more about First Ass't Milan, please go to www.milan08.com

Topics discussed in the show with candidate Bob Milan:

Cook County State's Attorney candidate and First Ass't Robert Milan debates and discusses with show host and Executive Legal Recruiter Jeff Berkowitz a broad range of public policy issues relating to leadership and administration of the State's Attorney office, including what should be the largest political organization in Cook County, whether State's Attorney Devine did what he should have done to investigate allegations of confessions resulting from torture, whether the State’s Attorney office should have done more to investigate public corruption in the City of Chicago government during the last decade, whether the moratorium on capital punishment in Illinois should be lifted, whether the Mayor's office should release the names of police officers who are the subject of ten or more complaints from individuals, how well is the State's Attorney office performing in terms of diversity hires, how much patronage exists in the State's Attorney office, should the State's Attorney office be allowed to unionize and should we have more or less gun control and much, much more.
A partial transcript of this week's show with candidate Bob Milan will be placed ont this blog during the next few days.
The show with Bob Milan was recorded on Nov. 11, 2007
The airing schedule for the Chicago Metro suburban edition of "Public Affairs," is included, directly, below.
In twenty-five North Shore, North and Northwest suburbs, the "Public Affairs," show airs every Tuesday night in the regular weekly Public Affairs slot, 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19 or 35, as indicated, below.

In ten North Shore suburbs, the Public Affairs show airs three times each week in its regular slots at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, as indicated, below. Due to the Holiday, the regular Friday night airing is pre-empted and the Milan show will air in a special slot tonight at 9:30 pm
The suburban episode of Public Affairs with guest State's Attorney candidate Bob Milan(D-Glenview) airs:

tonight at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette

And tonight at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Channel 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.

and this week on Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 pm, and Tuesday at 9:30 pm airing on Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Bannockburn, Deerfield, Ft. Sheridan, Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Kenilworth, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods and Winnetka.
Jeff Berkowitz, Show Host/Producer of "Public Affairs," and Executive Legal Recruiter doing legal search can be reached at JBCG@aol.com. You may watch "Public Affairs," shows with Presidential Candidates Richardson, Obama, McCain, Giuliani and Cox and many other pols at www.PublicAffairsTv.com