We discuss Karen Lewis withdrawing from the mayoral race and what it means for Chicago. Filmmaker Michael Caplan discusses his new documentary about Chicago author Nelson Algren. Plus, WBEZ's Tricia Bobeda talks about Ada Lovelace Day and the gender gap in computer science.
We review the top stories of this week, including a look at Mayor Emanuel's new curfew proposal. Filmmakers, Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly talk about their documentary, The Homestretch. Plus, we discuss the week in tech news.
Our panel of experts answer caller questions about Medicare. Republican candidate Bob Dold, tells us why he believes he should represent Illinois' 10th district. Plus, we discuss digital life after death and what happens to your social media accounts when you die.
Wicker Park plays a big role in our book of the month, "The Man with the Golden Arm." We discuss how the neighborhood has changed since the mid-20th century and the different groups of people who have lived there.
Chicago-based peace advocate and former skinhead Christian Picciolini talks about his personal memoir "Romantic Violence," and his experiences in the white power movement. Then, sex-trafficking survivors share their stories. Plus, we take a look at Cook County's digital cemetery.
We review the week's top headlines with columnists Eric Zorn and Neil Steinberg. We discuss Chicago's new Archbishop, Blase Cupich, and his plans on shepherding the city's 2.2 million Catholics. Plus, we discuss how tech philanthropists are contributing to Ebola research.