Pilsen Environmentalists Organize to Protect Neighbors from Lead in Water

In the face of what one activist calls the City of Chicago’s “anemic” effort to protect residents from lead in tap water, Pilsen residents are taking the initiative to inform and equip their neighbors to reduce their risk of exposure.

Rx: The Quiet Revolution Premieres Thursday, April 2, 2015 on PBS

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Chicago, IL - February 20, 2015

A staggering 50 percent of American adults suffer from a chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and arthritis – and one in four has two or more chronic health conditions. But for too long, the healthcare debate has focused on who should pay rather than on the care patients receive. With 75 cents of every healthcare dollar being spent on chronic diseases, shouldn’t we be asking if the care we receive is actually making us healthier?

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Life’s Work


How a Mexican American came to own a kosher fish market. A former garbage dump that is now a nature center. And, two brothers inherit a puppet-opera legacy.

Influential Evangelist Billy Graham Dies

Daniel Hautzinger
The Rev. Billy Graham, America's most famous Christian evangelist who was friend and priest to presidents, died today at the age of 99. Watch him tell how he would like to be remembered, while an associate explains the "Billy Graham rules," in an excerpt from a 1994 WTTW program.

Simple Scones from 'The Great British Baking Show'

Daniel Hautzinger
It's the ideal afternoon treat, light breakfast, or not-too-sweet dessert: the humble English scone. Simple as they may be, they're often made badly, too dry or gummy to be enjoyable. Try this recipe from The Great British Baking Show instead.
WTTW Events | Free Screening: A Raisin in the Sun

Free Screening: A Raisin in the Sun

In partnership with the Goodman Theatre, WTTW presents a free screening and discussion of the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, and Ruby Dee. Please RSVP for the FREE event.

The Rivalry Fueling Middle Eastern Conflict

Daniel Hautzinger
The correspondent and producer of Frontline's Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia explains his understanding of the great regional rivalry fueling Middle Eastern conflicts, in which Iran and Saudi Arabia fight proxy wars without battle ever touching their soil. 

From the Archive: Mister Rogers

Daniel Hautzinger
In 1985, Mister Rogers appeared on Chicago Tonight to discuss 30 years on television and offer some wisdom in his characteristic thoughtful manner.

'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger
Victoria is forced to choose between two loved ones who begin to quarrel while Peel engages in the political fight of his life, one he fears will end his career. Drummond and Alfred wrestle with their future, but a dramatic event everything.


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