Tag: Doug Deuchler

Maywood Native, Grammy Winner John Prine Returns To Chicago Area Roots

Sunday, June 9, 2019 || By Community Editor/Photos by Alexa Rogals || @maywoodnews

Featured image: John Prine, a Maywood native and nationally known songwriter, stops by Val’s Halla Records in Oak Park on June 6. | Alexa Rogals

John Prine, the Grammy-winning songwriter who was born and raised in Maywood, was in town on June 6 for an event at Val’s Halla, a popular record store in Oak Park. Prine was at the store to sign his newest album, “Tree of Forgiveness.”

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Hampton’s Death Was A Turning Point

Sunday, March 11, 2018 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A mural of Fred Hampton on Chicago’s West Side. | Flickr

This is part two of a series on the racial tensions at Proviso East during the 1960s as recalled by Doug Deuchler, an Oak Park resident who taught in District 209 and later became a librarian at Proviso West.  

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Eyewitness To 1960s Racial Fissure At Proviso East

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Doug Deuchler. | Wednesday Journal file 

(Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part column)

I’m proud that the Forest Park Review has been in print for 100 years but there’s an era in the paper’s history that doesn’t make me proud.

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