China’s 19th Party Congress May Reshuffle Leadership, Hip Hop Artist Kayem On His ‘Saving Syrian Lives’ Tour, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents Teatro Linea de Sombra Ensemble’s 'Amarillo', And World History Moment: Battle Of Zama
On today’s show:
- Cheng Li, director of the John L. Thornton China Center, discusses the reshuffling of leadership and Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision.
- Libyan-American hip-hop artist Kayem talk about his new tour supporting Syrians affected by war and his work to help revitalize Libya.
- We talk about Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s new play from Mexico with Amarillo director Jorge A. Vargas and CST international projects producer Doreen Sayegh.
- In our World History Moment, historian John Schmidt tells us about the battle that led to the rise of the Roman Empire.