Monday, November 13, 2006

 

News Analysis with Carol Marin
Out with the old, in with the new... Carol Marin will talk transition with outgoing Cook County board president Bobbie Steele and incoming president Todd Stroger.

Bears Alumni Club
After a shaky start, the Bears return to their winning ways. We'll talk to former Bears defensive lineman Chris Zorich in our Bears Alumni Club. The Chris Zorich Foundation's Care to Share program is this Saturday, 7 am - noon. Volunteer capacity has been reached, but donations are still welcome.

Critic for a Day
The Chicago Tribune's Mary Schmich reviews the new film "Stranger Than Fiction."

Heritage Turkeys
Rich Samuels takes us down on the farm to show us why many Chicagoans are choosing old-fashioned turkey breeds for their Thanksgiving feasts this year.

  • Click here to reserve a heritage (Bourbon Red) turkey from John Caveny (the farmer featured in Rich's piece). John delivers in the Chicago area the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Note that many weight ranges are already sold out.
  • Click here for a state-by-state guide to heritage turkey producers.

Recommended turkey reading:
The Wild Turkey; its History and Domestication. by Schorger, A.W. Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1966.
Presenting the Turkey: the Fabulous Story of a Flamboyant and Flavorful Bird. by Eiche, Sabine. Florence: Centro Di, 2004.
The Turkey: an American Story. Smith, Andrew P. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2006.

Artbeat
We'll take a look at the early photography of film director Stanley Kubrick, including his rediscovered pictures of post-war Chicago. Most of the photos seen tonight are featured in the book "Stanley Kubrick: Drama and Shadows."

Viewer Mail
We'll dip into the viewer mail bag to see what's on your mind.