Since 1983, CAN-TV has broadcast television programs produced by Chicago residents. This public access cable network includes ve stations with 24-hours of content each day. The historical archive of CAN-TV includes interviews with residents, community leaders local politicians, including then State Senator Barack Obama and current Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Topics include public housing, corruption, and police reform, among many others. Many of
these programs have recently been digitized and are available on the website archive.org.
Participants in this session will understand what CAN TV is and know how to locate and
navigate the organization's video archive.
Robin Hoecker (Chicago Access Network Television)