We sit down with the new head of the Illinois Department of Children and Family services to find out what plans she has for the agency. We get a preview of this year's August Wilson Monologue Competition. And, the music of Edward David Anderson.
We take a look at the battle between some U.S. Senators and Chicago aldermen over the legacy of Eliot Ness. Plus, a deeper look at the efforts to revamp how Illinois pays for education, and the music of Malian artist Habib Koite.
The new documentary "Food Patriots" follows a family on the search for a healthier-and more informed-way to put dinner on the table. We talk to filmmaker Jeff Spitz. And, we celebrate 50 years of "The Giving Tree."