Morning Shift: July 22, 2015 | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Morning Shift

Morning Shift: July 22, 2015

A federal appeals court questioned yesterday whether former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich trading a cabinet position for the Senate seat was a crime, or merely a swapping of political favors. In a moment we talk with a former federal prosecutor about what the ruling means for Blagojevich. The hashtag #IfIDieInPoliceCustody was created not long after the suspicious death of Naperville resident Sandra Bland, the African American woman who was pulled over in a small Texas town on a minor traffic violation, arrested and later found dead in her cell. Sound Opinions hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis are showing the Cameron Crowe film Almost Famous for their next movie night. And Ayana Contreras is back with some deep cuts from the ladies of Chicago soul.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.