Chicago’s darkest chapter in police brutality is perhaps best captured in the career of Police Commander Jon Burge. He gained notoriety for torturing more than 200 criminal suspects between 1972 and 1991. But according to an investigative series of reports by The Guardian, another former Chicago cop allegedly tortured confessions from suspects and brought his methods to Guantanamo Bay Prison. We hear The Guardian’s Spencer Ackerman's story of Richard Zuley. Also, a look at a group deemed "Cognitive SuperAgers."
A federal judge has issued a timetable for when the government needs to release video recordings showing how a Guantánamo detainee was extracted from his cell and force-fed. We'll discuss the implications of the decision with attorney Brian Foster. He currently represents 16 detainees.
In April, more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria, which led to an international focus on women's rights there. 'The Supreme Price' is a documentary that examines women's rights in Nigeria. We'll talk with the film’s director, Joanna Lipper and researcher Corinne Dufka.
We talk with a lawyer representing Guantanamo detainees about his decision to participate in the ongoing hunger strike for a week. Writer Julia Ioffe joins Worldview to talk about how the Russians have handled the Edward Snowden case. Two local teachers take their passion for education to Ghana.
Earlier this week President Obama broke a long silence on Guantanamo. Film contributor Milos Stehlik previews the Cannes Film Festival. Global citizen Nari Safavi helps listeners plan their international weekend.