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Robert Putnam -- Harvard professor, political scientist, and author of the acclaimed Bowling Alone -- is back with a new book that charts the decline of the American Dream in his hometown of Port Clinton, Ohio. Putnam joins us to discuss his new book: Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.

Illinois Pension Crisis

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We have your thoughts on the Illinois pension crisis in tonight's Viewer Mail.

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Is Illinois' pension crisis unfixable? Paris Schutz has the latest on an ominous new report.

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How does life go on after devastating trauma? A Bosnian concentration camp survivor and a journalist discuss their new book on trauma and healing.

Illinois Pension Crisis

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We have some of your rather pointed comments about the state's pension crisis when we read some of your viewer mail.

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House Speaker Mike Madigan

The Speaker speaks out. Find out what Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan says could be a potential solution to the state's pension crisis.