The following documentary is an in-depth look at Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker, who comes from one of the richest and most philanthropic families in the country. Pritzker’s story is one of privilege, but also childhood tragedy that would go on to shape many of his personal and political views.
We’ve seen attack ads, debates and controversies surrounding Illinois’ leading candidates for governor, but what about the life events that shaped who these candidates really are as people?
Our colleagues at WTTW, Chicago's PBS station, produced this two-part series, “The Race for Illinois Governor 2018.” Chicago Tonight attempts to answer biographical questions about these candidates to give voters a sense of their leadership styles, experience and backgrounds.
Click here to watch the Bruce Rauner documentary. If you listen on the air, watching the video below will provide on screen titles identifying the speakers.