The new documentary "Sole Survivor" follows plane crash survivor George Lamson. We'll talk to George, and the woman who tells his story. Then Monica Eng kicks off our new series "Eat This!", and Dustin Wong wows with his guitar work.
We talk about non-partisan group "No Labels" and how they are looking to bridge the gap between democrats and republicans. Also, Richard Steele and Tony play some tunes and discuss black vocal techniques.
We discuss Reboot Illinois, which allows people to voice their concerns regarding policy and lawmakers in Illinois. And, State Senator David Kohler explains how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are being dealt with in your supermarket.
We check in with Gabe Klein to assess the Divvy bike share program. What are the hits and misses? Also, journalist Alison Flowers discusses her new WBEZ series "The Exoneree Diaries", and one of the exonerees she profile shares his story.
We take a look a the dark corners of underground adoption. What is making people pursue this option? And Congress has mandated that school lunches should get healthier, but there have been some complaints. What's really happening on the lunch line?
WBEZ producer Monica Eng explains how the USDA aims to rehabilitate the SNAP program. And, former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas is using his experience here to try to reform troubled schools in other large cities. What solutions would he suggest for CPS now?
Today we take the political community's temperature in regards to President Obama's speech on Syria. Also, what cultural traditions do you keep, and what do you abandon, when assimilating to a new culture?