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GLT Sound Ideas 2/27/18

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It’s an interview on the flaws in teaching history, like a thorough examination of interracial conflict. Judy Valente talks with U of I scholar and Illinois State University Black History Month speaker Adrienne Dixson. While Illinois entered the Union as a non-slavery state, it had embraced slavery from the beginning. John Norton talks with the author of “Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870.” And Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner answers questions changes about solid waste policy and about the budget deficit.