On his 115th birthday we celebrate the life and music of Duke Ellington. We also sit down with one of the most famous nuns in the world, Sister Helen Prejean, who has dedicated much of her life to fighting the death penalty.
We mark Holocaust Remembrance Day with a story of two Catholics who helped rescue Jews in the Netherlands. We also look at how Chicago Catholics are celebrating the canonization of two popes. Plus, country music from Suzy Bogguss.
The Friendly Confines turns 100 on Wednesday, and we want to hear your memories of the ballpark. Maybe it was your first game, or a ritual you established there with someone special. Wrigley historian Stuart Shea helps guide us through 100 years.
For Earth Day we talk about public transportation and the involvement of young Americans in the environmental movement. Also, the economic impact of presidential libraries and the state of suburban development.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly looks back at her first year in office. Also, we take a look at the double standard when it comes to college basketball players going pro. And, remembering Chicago jazz pianist King Flemming.