Discussing the book "There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing up in the Other America" with author Alex Kotlowitz. Includes excerpt from WFMT doumentary, "Born to Live".
Discussing the book, "Forever Open, Clear and Free: The Struggle for Chicago's Lakefront," and interviewing the author Lois Wille.
Celebration in honor of Jim Unrath's 25th Anniversary
Tribute to Herman Kogan
Cole Porter biographer Robert Kimball talks with Studs about his book "Cole" and his subject's life and work as they listen to classic performances of some of his most beloved songs. They marvel at how Porter perfectly captured the zeitgeist of the times in his lyrics, his lyrical influences, his unique method of outside-in composing lyrics and music simultaneously, Bobby Short's masterful interpretations, controversies over some of his works, and how well his material holds up.