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Carl Kasell on Chicago Tonight
Carl Kasell, the beloved NPR newscaster and judge and scorekeeper of the news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! died yesterday at age 84. Remember the radio icon with WTTW archival videos: an extended interview, and a behind the scenes look at Wait Wait.
Sanjeev Bhaskar as DS Sunny Khan, Nicola Walker as DCI Cassie Stuart and Frances Tomelty as Maureen Sullivan in Unforgotten. Photo: John Rogers/Mainstreet Pictures
As Cassie and Sunny continue interviewing people connected to their 39-year-old cold case, they discover that everyone is rewriting their past to conceal crimes or indiscretions: an affair, an assault, a robbery, bribes, torture. But who killed Jimmy?
Lucille Anderson and Eunice Dobson in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions
Fear has gripped Poplar: a Nigerian sailor may have brought smallpox to the borough, but he has disappeared and no one knows where to find him. Lucille helps a mother confront a crippling fear of giving birth, and some familiar faces return. 
Martha Stewart's Grown-up Grilled Cheese. Photo: Bryan Gardner
Not only is April 12 Grilled Cheese Day, the entire month of April is National Grilled Cheese Month. And why not – who doesn't like this humblest, simplest of sandwiches? Find some tips from Martha Stewart to gussy up your grilled cheese in celebration.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Robert Taylor Homes in Chicago. Photo: Getty Images
50 years ago, on April 11, 1968, Congress passed the Fair Housing Act. Martin Luther King, Jr. had come to Chicago in 1966 for his first campaign outside the South to advocate for fair housing, but it took the riots caused by his assassination for the bill to be passed.
John McCain; Donald Trump behind Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Photos: REUTERS/Brian Snyder; REUTERS
"Donald Trump is in some ways John McCain 2.0," says Frontline producer Michael Kirk. The progression from one Republican presidential candidate to the other is illustrative of the radically changed Republican Party – and perhaps the end of the GOP as we know it.
Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) in Unforgotten. Photo: John Rogers/Mainstreet Pictures
When a skeleton shows up in the cellar of an old building, detectives Cassie Stuart and Sunny Khan are determined to find out who it is and who murdered them, no matter how old the case is. Their persistence is about to upend some lives that have been settled for decades.
Sister Julienne and Mumtaz Gani in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions
Despite their long marriage, the Ganis face an unusual and difficult domestic situation when a new arrival appears. Fred attempts to convince Sister Monica Joan to accept medical attention for her eyesight. And Trixie continues to struggle with her breakup.
Fred hosting a Miss Poplar beauty pageant in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017
A family learns some terrible news, and Trixie is devastated that she's unable to help them more. Valerie makes a new friend, but she soon shares a difficult secret with dark complications. In lighter news, Fred and Violet throw a beauty pageant!
Naturally dyed deviled eggs for Easter
Dying eggs for Easter is a time-honored and beloved tradition, and it's fun and easy to make natural coloring. Once you've dyed them, why not spice your hard-boiled eggs up by deviling them, using greek yogurt instead of mayo for something a bit healthier?
Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson; Carved Ivory mask-shaped hip pendant, inlaid with bronze Benin, Queen Idia, Artisit Unknown (16th century) – British Museum, London; Dishalicious. Photos: Erika Kapin/Structure Films; Nutopia Ltd; Bill Richert.
This month, enjoy a mouth-watering new cooking show from WTTW featuring some of Chicago's top chefs; an expansive survey of humanity's astounding artistic achievements; profiles of titans of politics and science; and discover what makes cities tick.
Cesar Chavez on Chicago Tonight with John Callaway
Before watching Independent Lens: Dolores, take a look back at this 1985 interview with Dolores Huerta's compatriot and fellow labor organizer Cesar Chavez, in which he discusses his activism, the decline of labor, and the difficulties facing the movement.
Nurse Lucille Anderson in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017
When a patient suffers a devastating complication, her mother blames Lucille out of racism. Valerie tries to welcome the new nurse to Nonnatus despite the prejudice of the East End. Sister Winifred opens her motherhood class to husbands.
Nurses Lucille Anderson and Valerie Dyer in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017
As the record-breaking winter of 1963 continues, Nonnatus House is getting a new midwife, who, despite weather delays and illness, is quickly thrown into the thick of work. Nurse Crane tries to fend off the eviction of a dying old woman and her devoted husband.
A section of the northern French mining town of Courrières redesigned by the Breitmans
"You cannot show with the architecture that you are poor and you cannot show that you are rich." That is what architects Marc and Nada Breitman believe. Explore their socially minded works in photos and video with Geoffrey Baer.