News producer Peter Bermudes talks with Arlingtonian Robert McKersie about his new book, “A Decisive Decade: An Insider’s View of the Chicago Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.” Currently Professor Emeritus at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, McKersie was a professor of industrial and labor relations at the University of Chicago from 1959 to 1971, and recounts some of his many experiences–and lessons learned–as a participant in that city’s quest for civil rights.

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Robert McKersie – Extended Interview