Madigan: Power. Privilege. Politics. is an unprecedented look at the life and influence of one of Illinois’ most powerful political figures of all time.
Why make a documentary about Madigan now?llinois is facing unprecedented challenges. Illinois is home to the worst population loss in the Midwest, the worst employment recovery in the Midwest, the worst credit rating in the nation, the worst pension crisis in the nation and the highest property taxes to boot. It’s not pretty. Madigan has been the kingpin of state politics for decades, and it’s time for a peek behind the curtain of how the political machines in Illinois really work.