Bill Zimmerman and Marilyn Katz were the media consultants to Harold Washington’s 1983 campaign.

Bill Zimmerman is president of Zimmerman & Markman, Inc., a California-based political consulting firm. He is the author, most recently, of Troublemaker: A Memoir from the Front Lines of the Sixties, Anchor Books, 2012

Marilyn Katz is the founder and president of Chicago-based MK Communications. Learn more about Marilyn and read her other writing for In These Times here.

Harold Washington and the Elephant in the Room
An untold tale of taking on the issue of race during the '83 campaign.
Marilyn Katz and Bill Zimmerman