Wednesday, November 09, 2005
News Analysis with Phil Ponce
His books have tackled everything from the Gettysburg Address to Ronald Reagan to the Catholic Church. Now Garry Wills is looking into the age-old Catholic practice of the Rosary. Phil Ponce sits down with best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning author Garry Wills.
We'll visit the Enterprising Kitchen, a Chicago factory that makes soap and teaches women economic independence at the same time.
The legendary Sam Cooke is remembered in an acclaimed new biography, Dream Boogie. We'll have author Peter Guralnick here to tell us about the short life and triumphant career of the artist who was one of the architects of soul music.
At Home With...
Bob Sirott is at home in Riverside with State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka, who is on the cusp of making her official announcement for a gubernatorial run.
Some Chicago students are having a ball learning the basics of classical dance and a lesson in good manners. It's all part of a new ballroom dance program in the Chicago Public Schools.
One More Thing...
...about the trick business book publishers are using to come up with titles that we just can't put down.