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Councilmanic Depression

An Illustrated Tour Through the Days and Nights of the Baltimore City Council.

By Tom Chalkley | Posted 4/10/2002

There's been talk of reducing the size of the Baltimore City Council. Never one to miss an opportunity to chronicle a pontentially endangered local tradition, writer and illustrator Tom Chalkley attended a few meetings--pad, pen and ink in hand. After two regular sessions, a public hearing on a sports complex near Woodberry proposed by Loyola College, and a Housing, Health and Environment Committee hearing on a "fighting breed dogs" bill, he returned with these impressions of this venerable Baltimore institution.

Councilmanic Depression

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