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Walker Bros. Pancake House, scene of a 1973 robbery and hostage-taking, is shown in this 1965 photo. Courtesy of the Wilmette Historical Museum.
John Jacoby, Contributing Columnist
John Jacoby, Contributing Columnist
5:00 am CST February 18, 2020
Monday, May 7, 1973, was almost a typical day at Walker Bros. Pancake House on Green Bay Road in Wilmette.