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CPD Teams Up with CeaseFire

Can a partnership between CeaseFire and the Chicago Police Department work? The director of the anti-violence group joins us.


"Revolver: How the Beatles Reimagined Rock 'n' Roll"

How the Beatles evolved with "Revolver." We talk with a local author who argues the album was the Beatles' artistic high-water mark.


Jesse Jackson, Jr. on Medical Leave

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is on medical leave of absence for "exhaustion." Why did it take two weeks for his office to announce his departure? Carol Marin has the latest.


Chris Hayes on "Twilight of the Elites"

Public faith in the country's leaders and institutions has plummeted. MSNBC host Chris Hayes argues that the cause can be traced to social reforms of the 1960s. He's here to discuss his new book.


Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 6/22

Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.


Remembering LeRoy Neiman

LeRoy Neiman

LeRoy Neiman died on Thursday at the age of 91. We revisit an interview with the colorful painter of the sporting and entertainment world from our vault.


Protecting Your Skin This Summer

It's the first day of summer and the sunbathers are out in force. What steps should be taken to protect your skin, and what are some warning signs of cancer? We hear from local dermatologists.


Mark Shriver

What's the definition of a "good man?" We talk with Mark Shriver about his father Sargent Shriver, a Kennedy family icon who founded the Peace Corps and ran for President.


Ask Alpana: 6/19

Alpana Singh

Master Sommelier and Check Please! Host Alpana Singh joins us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm with summer wine travel tips, BYOB wine pairing recommendations and more.


Obama Makes Moves on Immigration

President Obama's executive order on immigration was a game-changer. Carol Marin and her guests look at the impact it will have on undocumented youth, in Chicago and beyond.


"A Capitalism For The People"

What is American capitalism and can it last? We hear from the author of a new book.


Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 6/15

Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.


Quinn Signs Medicaid Cuts

Gov. Pat Quinn signs a package of bills to save Medicaid from financial collapse. But the result is steep cuts to many in Illinois who rely on the coverage. Ash-har Quraishi has the details.


E. J. Dionne

E. J. Dionne; photo by Paul Morigi

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. talks about the growing political polarization in the U.S. and his new book, Our Divided Political Heart.


Gays in the Military

We take another look at how lesbian and gay sailors are making waves -- and history -- at the Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago, as well as at the White House.


International Baccalaureate Program

A Chicago Public Schools program that gets students into better colleges and helps them stay there is expanding. Elizabeth Brackett has the story.


Illinois Students Report from Turkey

U of I students tell us how a recent reporting trip to Turkey challenged their views of the world.


Chicago Teachers Authorize Strike

Nearly 90 percent of Chicago teachers authorize a strike. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.


YOURS Project

A remarkable, free music program in a Chicago Public School is changing lives. Jay Shefsky has the story.


Frank Deford

Frank Deford

Legendary sportswriter Frank Deford joins us to talk about his remarkable career and his new book.

Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 6/8

Phil Ponce and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.


Latest on IL Gambling Expansion & Pension Reform

We get the latest on pension reform and gambling expansion from Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang.


Color Jam

The Loop has a new coat of color. Meet the local artist who colorized a gray downtown intersection.


New Technology Empowers CPS Parents

New technology employed by an advocacy group aims to include parents in the education process.