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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.