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Italy and France’s Elites Spar Over Reaction to Economic and Social Woes; ‘Rendezvous In Chicago’ Explores Falling In Love, Breaking Up; Weekend Passport: Chicago a cappella presents “Polish Splendor”

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A demonstrator wearing a yellow vests reading "Macron, Santa Claus for the rich, enemy of the French people" takes part to a demonstration called by the CGT (General Working Confederation) union, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in Paris. Workers, public servants, and retired people were invited to march during a strike called by the CGT (General Confederation of Labor) union.

A demonstrator wearing a yellow vests reading “Macron, Santa Claus for the rich, enemy of the French people” takes part to a demonstration called by the CGT (General Working Confederation) union, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in Paris. Workers, public servants, and retired people were invited to march during a strike called by the CGT (General Confederation of Labor) union.

Michel Euler

On today's show:

  • France recalled its ambassador to Rome after Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio met with French Yellow Vest protesters
  • Film contributor Milos Stehlik chats with Chicagoan director Michael Glover Smith whose third film, Rendezvous in Chicago, opens in theaters Friday
  • We're joined by Shawn Convey, director of "Among Wolves," and Jonathan Miller, artistic director of Chicago a cappella's new show, "Polish Splendor"
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