Chris Cooling, College of Lake County Film Professor, appraises the Oscar- nominated films for Best Picture and explains why the one about a promising young drummer is the best of the bunch.
Connie Kowal, former Director of Special Events for the Chicago Cubs, recounts intimate and lively anecdotes about such famous folks as Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, Harry Caray, Dick Clark, and Mike Ditka.
Lecturer Sarah Okner, a descendent of Japanese-American internees, explores the daily activities, conditions, and experiences of prisoners in a relocation camp in Arizona during World War II.
Eric Priest, aviation meteorologist, provides simple tips and clarifies technical terms to help the non-scientist predict the weather.
Curator Katherine Hamilton-Smith discusses the exhibit: The Presidential Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office. She gives an account of the iconic pictures from decades past and an understanding of the stress involved in gathering those photos.
Author Leslie Goddard relates stories about the inventors of such candy as Snickers, Milk Duds, Cracker Jack, Juicy Fruit, Baby Ruth, Lemonheads, and other sweet treats
A practicing dentist for 30 years, Dr. James Lehman, tells you everything you need to know about your mouth.
Columnist Mike Conklin files a report on his 35 years as a writer with the Chicago Tribune covering local sports teams and national political events