Today we talk about Johnson Publishing Company and its decision to sell its photo archive, which includes the Pulitzer-Prize winning photo of Coretta Scott-King and daughter Bernice at Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral. We also talk about avoiding antibiotics in meat and why some Chicago teachers are running for alderman.
Chicago's historic Union Station is due for an upgrade, but there's some debate over what should change and what should stay the same. Transit expert Joe Schwieterman joins us to talk about the history of the station and the planned renovations.
We've heard about the helicopter parent, but what about the helipad parent? Let's talk about how we raise our kids. Also, we talk public safety and policing on today's 'Grading Rahm,' our week-long discussion about the mayor's first term.
We pay tribute to Ernie Banks by sharing stories about Chicago's own, "Mr. Cub." Phil Rogers, longtime baseball writer for the Chicago Tribune and author of, "Ernie Banks: Mr. Cub and the Summer of '69," joins us in studio.