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Stories by Daniel Hautzinger

Gill Hornby and her novel Miss Austen
June 27, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger

Jane Austen is once again being adapted for the screen, but this time it's her life, not her books, that is the subject.

Thursday and Morse interview Clarry Haynes in Endeavour. Photo: Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece
June 26, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
The murder of a cab driver on the outskirts of town near a nudist retreat seems to be a robbery, but other deaths with odd similarities soon set the detectives searching for connections between them. 
Constance March in Hotel Portofino. Photo: Eagle Eye Drama Limited
June 26, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
Lucian continues to try to connect with Rose, per his father's wishes, but enjoys the company of the hotel's staff more than the Drummond-Wards. Cecil gets involved with Danioni, to Bella's surprise, and the Italian begins to cause problems for the hotel.
Sebastian Robins and Mona Haydar. Photo: Adam McCall
June 23, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
Mona Haydar and Sebastian Robins, who take a Great Muslim American Road Trip on PBS this summer, had the experience of "learning about ourselves as Muslims in America, and the history of Muslims in America, just by virtue of being Muslim taking this trip."
America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston. Photo: PBS
June 22, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
A new nature show exploring Americans' surprising relationships to the outdoors from a bestselling author, a look at the world of plants from Sir David Attenborough, new seasons of dramas and mysteries, and more. 
The Pump Room at the Ambassador East Hotel in Chicago in 1970. Photo: ST-70004622-0013, Chicago Sun-Times collection, Chicago History Museum
June 21, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
As iconic signs like Dinkel's and Orange Garden's disappear from Chicago, celebrate some of Chicago's most memorable restaurants, past and present, the kind of places where the surroundings are an inextricable part of the experience. 
Thursday and Morse in season 8 of Endeavour. Photo: Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece
June 19, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
Morse is assigned to guard a star soccer player who receives a death threat, while Thursday investigates a seemingly targeted bombing at Oxford. The Troubles of Northern Ireland might be involved in both cases.
Rose and Julia Drummond-Ward in Hotel Portofino. Photo: Eagle Eye Drama Limited
June 19, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
English and English-speaking guests gather at Hotel Portofino on the Italian Riviera with different aims, although many of their goals revolve around money and gaining it: through marriage, work, fraud, blackmail.
The January 6th Hearings PBS NewsHour
June 9, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
Watch PBS NewsHour's live coverage of public hearings laying out lawmakers' findings from a nearly yearlong investigation into the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, which begin on Thursday, June 9.
Chicago's Chinatown library branch, designed by Brian Lee of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Jon Miller © Hedrich Blessing
June 9, 2022 | Daniel Hautzinger
Brian Lee has designed one of the tallest buildings in the world as well as neighborhood-level buildings such as three libraries in Chicago. "To be able to reinforce and maybe enhance a neighborhood with a building—I think that’s a great positive goal of architecture and urban design,” he says.