Bill Kaufman has done a lot to revive the dying art of blacksmithing. And he says it's more than just making horseshoes. Mary Cullen Reports. Plus, Jon Norton talks with high school students still active and campaigning for gun law reform after the mass shooting in Florida. Eric Stock talks with hockey legend Bobby Hull. And we have analysis of the recent quarter billion dollar settlement in a lawsuit against State Farm Insurance.
The oldest seed to ever sprout after dormancy was close to two thousand years old, a Judean Date Palm. Scientist Thor Hanson talks about the 'Triumph of Seeds.' Plus, a snapshot of the economy. Economist Mike Doherty gives Ryan Denham Bloomington Normal by the numbers. And Laura Kennedy and the Psych Geeks tackle anti heroes.
Could spending millions more on financial aid stop high schoolers from fleeing Illinois for out-of-state colleges? Democratic candidate for governor J-B Pritzker is in studio with GLT's Ryan Denham talking about his plan for higher education and how he'll pay for it. Plus, the new gender columnist for the Washington Post says the Kavanaugh hearings show we are at a national moment in which men and women should talk about what it means to be men and women. Monica Hesse grew up in Bloomington Normal. She's back to promote a book as well. And jon norton gives us the music of lucero