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Chicago Stories: The Union Stockyards — Full Episode

Chicago changed the way we eat. The Union Stockyards were the center of the revolution.

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Chicago Stories: The Union Stockyards

At the end of the 19th century, Chicago completely transformed the way Americans eat, and the Union Stockyards on the South Side were the center of that revolution. Experience the sights, sounds, and awful smells of the Union Stockyards and the complex of meat factories next to it, known as Packingtown.

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