White Sox manager, Ozzie Guillen, made national headlines last week when he used a gay slur in referring to Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Jay Mariotti. The outburst drew Guillen a fine from major league baseball and a trip to sensitivity training. Now, Mariotti says the slur is the latest in a long series of abuses he's endured from the Sox organization. And he says his own employer, The Sun-Times, has done nothing over the years to back him up. Phil Talks to Jay Mariotti tonight.
News Analysis with Carol Marin
Closing arguments in the trial of Mayor Daley's former patronage chief, Robert Sorich, began today. Carol Marin and her panel will examine how the Mayor is coping and governing through it all. Guests: Bob Crawford, former political editor at WBBM NewsRadio 780; Cindi Canary, Executive Director of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform; and Paul Green, Director of the School of Policy Studies at Roosevelt University .
Critic for a Day
Tonight we deviate a bit from our usual "Critic" format. Instead of a guest movie reviewer we have a filmmaker discussing his work. Chicago native Patrick Creadon is the director of the documentary, Wordplay which takes us on a journey through the inner-workings of the revered New York Times crossword puzzle, and the nail-biting competition of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.
Chicago has always been a city of mapmakers. Rand McNally began here in 1864. Today digital maps are rapidly replacing the paper ones and the world's leading digital map maker is here in Chicago. NAVTEQ Corporation employs teams of data collectors who gather the information for the company's digital maps—maps that form the basis for navigation systems and location based technologies. Elizabeth Brackett has the story.
Mapping out your financial strategy is not always an easy task, unless, perhaps, you're Warren Buffett. The world's second richest man announced today he will donate the unprecedented amount of more than $37 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. That's about 85% of his fortune. For those of us with a bit less than that, we'll get some wealth management tips from Stuart Lucas, author of Wealth: Grow It, Protect It, Spend It and Share It. He's also the chairman of the Wealth Strategist Network and the heir to the Carnation Fortune.