In the spirit of the holidays we're tackling the twin dinner table taboos of faith and politics. We discuss top religion stories of 2014 and the Chicago Reader's Mick Dumke walks us down his political hall of shame.
On his 115th birthday we celebrate the life and music of Duke Ellington. We also sit down with one of the most famous nuns in the world, Sister Helen Prejean, who has dedicated much of her life to fighting the death penalty.
A leading social justice activist is making Chicago the new home for her personal collections. Sister Helen Prejean is best known for her work with death row inmates detailed in the book and movie “Dead Man Walking.”