Jay's Chicago

Cancer Diagnosis Leads to Donation of Rare Book Collection

Clip: Season 2022 Episode 5 | 4m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Bob Connors began collecting rare books five years before he sat down for this interview. He acquired some 400 volumes – many from the earliest days of printing. And then he learned he had incurable pancreatic cancer. Soon after that diagnosis, Connors decided to offer his collection to the University of Chicago, which he credits with inspiring his passion.

Aired: 03/24/22

Rating: NR

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Jay's Chicago is a local public television program presented by WTTW.