News Analysis with Carol Marin
About 300,000 children are used as child soldiers in armed conflict around the world. Carol Marin talks to Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier and author of the new book "A Long Way Gone."
The battle over electricity rates continues in Springfield. Speaker Mike Madigan sits down with Elizabeth Brackett to talk about strategies to bring the high rates down.
Little Rock Nine
Fifty years ago, nine brave students faced an enraged mob as they set their sights on changing history. Now one of the "Little Rock Nine" is hoping his story can help Chicago students connect the past to the present. We'll speak to him.
Lisa Madigan's Musical
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is one of the celebrity playwrights for Victory Garden's annual fundraiser. She'll be here to tell us about the musical she wrote.
Arts Across Illinois
We'll tell you about CircEsteem, a circus that promotes self-esteem and cultural respect among young people.
Live Music Wednesday
He's wowing the music world on an unlikely instrument. We'll have a live performance from world-renowned double bassist Daxun Zhang.