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‘True Crimes’ and Accountability

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

In a year of an impeachment, an imperiled election, an uncontained pandemic and the resulting recession, it’s more important than ever to hold public officials accountable for their deeds and misdeeds.

Jefrrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin, bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and CNN senior legal analyst. 

Please join the Better Government Association online for a discussion with Jeffrey Toobin,  bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and CNN senior legal analyst, as we explore the challenges of investigating those in power. 

At this virtual version of our annual luncheon, we will also honor Richard H. Driehaus with the 2020 Daniel L.Goodwin Watchdog Award. You’ll also hear more about the BGA’s high-impact investigative journalism, essential fact-checking, advocacy on behalf of good governance and activities that engage citizens in demanding effective leadership and policies.  

Richard Driehaus, reciepient of 2020 Daniel L. Goodwin Watchdog Award. 

Proceeds from this event will help support the BGA at a critical juncture in its history and in the health and sustainability of nonprofit journalism.

Event Co-Chairs
John A. Canning, Jr.
Richard H. Driehaus
Daniel L. Goodwin
Joseph Mansueto

Platinum Sponsors
Edwardson Family Foundation
Mary and Paul Finnegan
Jim and Karen Frank
Jim and Kay Mabie

Gold Sponsors
Joe Antunovich
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Francis and Prudence Beidler
Chicago Cubs
Gary Elden and Phyllis Mandler
The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Carroll Joynes and Abby O’Neil
Ann and Samuel Mencoff
Steve Miller
James Perry
Kathleen and Jim Skinner

Silver Sponsors
E. David Coolidge III
The Crown Family
Ken Dauten, Keystone Capital
Bill Donnell and Claudia Daly
The Duchossois Group
Scott Hodes
Andrew J. McKenna
Alexandra C. Nichols
John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe
Mark Rust
John and Jill Svoboda

BGA Sponsors
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
BMO Harris Bank
Robert and Linda Levin
John and Judy McCarter


January 1, 1970
12:00 am