Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is the nation’s longest-serving House speaker, and has been called “The King of Illinois.”
Madigan became an Illinois legislator in 1971 and has been speaker of the House in Illinois for all but two years since 1983.
Since Madigan first became Speaker, Illinois has had six different governors, more than 200 state senators and more than 500 state representatives.
“Madigan: Power. Privilege. Politics.” takes an in-depth look at the career of Illinois’ most powerful politician.
Interviewees include Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass, former Senate President Emil Jones, former House Speaker Lee Daniels, political commentator Rich Miller, state Rep. Ken Dunkin, political science professor Dick Simpson and Rob Blagojevich, brother of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Ticket price includes popcorn and soda.
The first 100 attendees will also receive a Madigan t-shirt.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.