Two former New Orleans residents who now call Chicago home reflect back on Katrina and their decision to flee their hometown. We also talk with playwright Rob Florence about his midwest premiere of a play chronicling the true stories of six Katrina survivors. 60 years ago today, 14-year-old Emmett Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Money, Miss. Till's cousin joins us to talk about his lasting legacy. We’ve also got the moody and heavy sounds of Austin musician Devin James Fry.
The Indiana Dunes State Park spans more than 2,000 acres and it’s known as the place that birth to ecology as a science. But science might now have to share space with commercialism as the state seeks to expand offerings for visitors via two beachfront restaurants, a rooftop bar and a glass-walled banquet hall.