On today's show: A conversa the call to ban assault weapons with Sen. Dick Durbin, State Rep. Mike Bost, and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. We'll also examine the way that American media covers violence.
On Monday's Morning Shift, we discuss the continuing debate over the race for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former seat, questions over alderman Jackson's efficacy, the future of museums, and holiday music worth celebrating.
The art of the mixed drink seems to be making a comeback, riding the wave of popularity supplied in part by the charmingly dapper (if morally ambiguous) drinkers of AMC's Mad Men. Highball glasses are starting to become a ubiquitous presence in even the dingiest ap