Torture Victim’s Attorney On Trump’s Pick For CIA Head; New Play Explores Immigration, Respectability, And Sexuality In Chicago; And Global Notes: Upcoming Label Links 'Discos Of Lagos To Warehouses Of Chicago'
On today's show:
- To discuss President Donald Trump’s selection of Gina Haspel to head the CIA, we’re joined by Joseph Margulies, a professor of law and government at Cornell University. The former Northwestern University professor leads a team of attorneys representing Guantanamo Bay detainee Abu Zubaydah.
- Silk Road Rising’s new play, Through the Elevated Line, explores gay and immigrant identities coming to a head right here in Chicago. We’re joined by Parsi, and Jamil Khoury, founding artistic director of Silk Road Rising, to discuss how the struggles within the play reflect real-life tensions in our city.
- In this week’s installment of Global Notes, we’re joined again by DJ Daniel Moose to discuss an up-and-coming record label based out of Washington, D.C. — Sol Power Sound.