We celebrate the career of Elizabeth Brackett with journalists who worked alongside her at WTTW: retired “Chicago Tonight” correspondent Rich Samuels, along with Carol Marin, Phil Ponce and Paris Schutz.
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The legendary Broadway actor brings his one-man show “Broadway and the Bard” to Chicago. Len Cariou joins us in discussion.
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis reportedly told friends “the cancer is back” before undergoing surgery Wednesday.
What does race mean to you? An exhibit at the Chicago History Museum asks visitors to consider how much we focus on race every day, whether we realize it or not.
If, as they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, the beholder is given a lot to admire at the Shedd Aquarium’s newest exhibit, “Underwater Beauty.” We get a preview.
Meet the authors of a new tell-all book that reveals the incredible story behind the little spacecraft that was the first to explore Pluto.
An organization in New York City that doesn’t allow men is under investigation for discrimination. But in Chicago, women-only coworking spaces are on the rise.
“While climate change may not yet have had its huge impact on biodiversity, just wait,” says Harvard professor Daniel Schrag. “What’s coming is really extraordinary.”
Prominent conservative author and commentator David Frum talks about his new best-selling book “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of The American Republic.”
An historic house from the 1933 Century of Progress is among the buildings on Landmarks Illinois 2018 most endangered list. We revisit our tour of the long-forgotten house.
From Chicago’s first major telescope, to the most sophisticated scientific instrument of the 12th century, a look at some seen and unseen treasures at the Adler Planetarium.
The Apollo 8 astronauts reunite in Chicago as a new book by local author Robert Kurson celebrates the historic first human flight to the moon.
A record-setting early voting period did not extend through primary election day. A look at voter turnout in Chicago and the suburbs.
The Chicago Board of Elections says nearly 86,000 city residents cast ballots between Feb. 21 and March 18, surpassing the number of early voters in the 2010 and 2014 midterm primary elections combined.
Lyric Opera of Chicago marks the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with a special concert this weekend featuring among others, the Broadway star, Tony Award nominee and Evanston native who joins us.
After a highly critical independent report finds Cook County property taxes punish the poor, officials from the assessor’s office are put in the hot seat.
Chicago eateries are ready to sate your sweet tooth on National Pancake Day – and any other day of the year. Learn how some of the city’s artisan cakes are made, and get recipes for your own DIY batch.
On a street where homes sell for well over $1 million, one house has been hiding in plain sight for decades. It has been a welcome surprise to preservationists, but not to the developer who now owns it.
If the skies over Chicago cooperate over the next 12 hours, the moon will offer a very rare triple feature.
Away from the courtroom, local artist Tom Gianni employs his talents in far different and impressive ways. We explore his solo show, “Art that Works for a Living.”
She is taking the opera world by storm, and she’s here to show us why. Janai Brugger of Darien joins us in conversation and performance.
An explosive new book pits President Donald Trump against former adviser Steve Bannon. Local Republicans assess the turmoil in Washington.
It’s been three months since Hurricane Maria dealt a devastating blow to Puerto Rico, and the U.S. territory is still struggling. How one young mother and her sons are restarting their lives in Chicago.
The up-and-coming Italian tenor is already being compared to the legendary Luciano Pavarotti. Stefano La Colla joins us in conversation and performance.