Stories by Lisa Tipton
March 31, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
Spend time with three extraordinary people—Ernest Hemingway, Princess Diana, and Greta Thunberg—plus take a deep dive into the effects of the pandemic across the globe over the past year with Frontline.
February 26, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
A St. Patrick's Day special to fill the hole of the cancelled parade, an investigation into the bias inherent in complex technological codes, a profile of Dr. Fauci, a look at an overlooked civil rights incident, and more.
February 1, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
Celebrate stories of African American resilience, resistance, and culture, with documentaries about Marian Anderson, the Black church, a groundbreaking public television show, and more.
December 29, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
A series exploring the response to natural disasters, a self-portrait of America, a new British mystery as well as a remake of a classic, more Finding Your Roots, and more.
November 25, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
As the holidays approach, we have warming holiday specials full of music and cheer, plus a look back on a tumultuous year with WTTW News, a documentary on Chicago's candied history, and more.
October 30, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
A new special from Geoffrey Baer offering a unique vantage point on Chicago and an examination of gun violence in the city, plus new dramas from Masterpiece, which turns 50 this year.
September 30, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
A new look at the Great Chicago Fire from WTTW, two very different but equally worthwhile new dramas as well as a comedy, a documentary on the enormous power of the Latino vote this election, and more.
September 2, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
An extension of Chicago Tonight into the weekend, focusing on Chicago's Black and Latino communities; a new mystery set in Amsterdam; a documentary investigating the abuses underlying Texas's construction boom; and more.
July 31, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
August brings a new season of a long-running, cerebral mystery, extensive coverage and analysis of the Democratic and Republican Conventions from WTTW News and PBS NewsHour, and another overlooked story of the pandemic from Frontline.