Government Shutdown Jeopardizes Bill On DACA And TPS, Milos Stehlik Interviews Alexandra Dean On Her Film 'Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story', And Weekend Passport: Puerto Ricans Reboot Christmas-End Festival In Hermosa
On today’s show:
- As the U.S. heads towards a government shutdown that would delay the fate of hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers, we’ll talk with Susan Gzesh from the University of Chicago’s Pozen Family Center for Human Rights and Mary Meg McCarthy, executive director of Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center, about the political fight over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals bill.
- Film contributor Milos Stehlik talks with Emmy Award-winning producer and journalist Alexandra Dean about her latest project — a documentary about Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr.
- Omar Torres-Kortright, executive director of the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, and musician Roy McGrath discuss Chicago’s Fiestas de La Calle that will have food, visual displays, and live music this Saturday, Jan. 20.