In just over a week, the Cubs will play a one-off wild card game against the Pirates. We talk with listeners about whether they're keeping their enthusiasm in check or letting it all hang out. We also speak with the producer of a new documentary about the Black Panther Party. And we have a conversation with longtime Chicago stage actor Mike Nussbaum.
A new documentary about the Black Panther Party includes archival footage of the times and interviews with former party members to show the national support and law enforcement efforts to destroy the movement.
Last week, Assata Shakur was added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Terrorists List. But that move might say less about Shakur’s alleged crimes than about President Barack Obama and his willingness to to play geopolitics.