Sheila Simon

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March 30, 2010 - Sheila Simon

Governor Quinn's newly announced running mate, Sheila Simon, joins us to talk about her vision for Illinois's future.

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The Journal of the American Medical Association

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March 30, 2010 - The Journal of the American Medical...

You may know the basics of health care reform, but there are some major provisions written in the fine print of the bill as well. We talk to the editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association about this, and also a surprising study on cancer.

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University of Chicago Graffiti

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March 30, 2010 - University of Chicago Graffiti

We talk to a woman who has been chronicling the graffiti at the Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago since 2007.

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Senator Durbin

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March 29, 2010 - Senator Durbin

Health care reform is now law, but is the public behind it? We talk to Senator Dick Durbin about what lies ahead.

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Chicago Business

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March 29, 2010 - Chicago Business

There's another casualty in Chicago's high-end fashion scene. Kris Kridel brings us another familiar story in this recession.

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Viewer Mail

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March 29, 2010 - Viewer Mail

We hear what you have to say about some of our recent stories when we read our viewer mail.

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News Analysis: State Pension Reform

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News Analysis:  State Pension Reform

Eddie Arruza and his panel look at how far the new pension rules will go in slowing down the state's river of red ink.

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Curling

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Curling

If you miss curling now that the Olympics are over, you're in luck. Chicago is playing host to the USA Mixed National Championship this week. We'll teach you the lingo and show you some curling pointers.

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Viewer Mail

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Viewer Mail

We look into our viewer mailbox for feedback from you.

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Chicago Housing Authority

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March 30 , 2010 - Chicago Housing Authority

The CHA's plan for transformation is 10 years old. How well has it kept its promise to transform public housing in Chicago? Elizabeth Brackett takes a look.

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Ford Heights

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March 30, 2010 - Ford Heights

South suburban Ford Heights is one of the poorest communities in the Chicago area. As the village struggles to pay its bills, it is now threatened with losing its portion of the state income tax. Eddie Arruza takes a look at how the state's fiscal crisis could further jeopardize a community that's just barely hanging on.

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Sheila Simon

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March 29 , 2010 - Sheila Simon

Sheila Simon, the newly-named Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, has kicked off a statewide tour. Eddie Arruza has reaction to her nomination from both sides of the political spectrum.

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Home Loans

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March 29, 2010 - Home Loans

It's a buyer's market, but can you qualify for a home loan? Depending on your tax filing status, you might face some unforeseen obstacles, as Ash-Har Quraishi reports.

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Identity Theft

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March 29, 2010 - Identity Theft

Is your identity safe from people who might steal it? We speak with an expert on fraud and corruption.

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines; Governor Quinn is backing Paul Simon's daughter, Sheila, for his running mate; Illinois lawmakers finally pass pension reforms; U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan allegedly kept a clout list of requests to get into coveted Chicago magnet schools; President Obama signs historic health care legislation; an alleged beating by off-duty Chicago police officers was caught on tape; and the Cubs and Sox Opening Day lineups are taking shape.

Guests:

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Architectural Historian Vincent Scully

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Architectural Historian Vincent Scully

A world-class architectural historian calls architect Mies Van Der Rohe "a parasite." Geoffrey Baer introduces us to historian Vincent Scully, and we'll hear what other surprising things he has to say about Chicago architects and architecture.

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Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's Judith Jamison

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Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's Judith Jamison

She's the cultural icon behind the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and has served as its Artistic Director for 20 years, but Judith Jamison is now retiring. She'll join us to talk about what's next for her and her company.

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