On today’s show:
- The first Russian athlete has been cleared to run at the Olympic Games in Rio. We talk doping and sports.
- Historian John Schmidt recalls the origins of Canada Day, which is celebrated on July 1st each year.
- Plus, the dramaturg of the Victory Gardens Theater which is producing the Midwest premiere of ‘The House That Will Not Stand,’ a historical drama about free women of color during the Louisiana Purchase, stops by with notes on the play.