Jim Ryan in 2002

Curator's note: The video below, a biographical portrait of Jim Ryan, was originally broadcast on WTTW in the fall of 2002 when Ryan was the Repblican candidte for governor of Illionis. He was defeated in the November election by Rod Blagojevich, the Democratic candidate. The posting of the video here in no way constitutes an endorsement on the part of the curatorof any candidate in any race.

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