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.
Today on the Afternoon Shift, we discuss what it takes to be the mayor of Chicago. Laura Washington, a Sun-Times columnist and Political Analyst for ABC 7-Chicago and Alden Loury of the Better Government Association join us in studio.
Today on the Afternoon Shift we discuss the definition of "groupthink" and how to make your meeting mean more. Reid Hastie, co-author of "Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter," joins us in studio.
It's the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. The Afternoon Shift is commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and 50 years since the definitive march by talking to three Chicagoans who spent time in Selma and marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.