As more information comes out on the Germanwings plane that crashed into the Alps last week, many pundits have rushed to blame the co-pilot’s history with depression. That rush to judgement and the surrounding media hype not only stigmatizes people battling depression, it may push them further away from the help they need. Dr. Chris Lowden, psychiatrist at NorthShore University HealthSystem, joins us to talk about the stigma. Also, music from Ryley Walker.
These are precarious times for old Chicago theaters. The New Regal Theater on east 79th is in foreclosure; dedicated volunteers are fighting to get a new use for Bridgeport's Ramova Theater.And the Uptown has been closed 30 years of its 86-year existence.