Host Willis Kern interviews Doctors Without Borders volunteer Ella Stryker. She was among those selected by Time magazine as a “Person of the Year” for helping to control Africa’s Ebola outbreak last year. She spoke recently at ISU. And Jon Norton talks to Michelle Lordi about her new jazz CD “Drive.”
You'll get a preview of various arts-related events happening this weekend. Laura Kennedy talks with the director of the August Wilson play "Fences" being staged at ISU. Charlie Schlenker interviews Illinois Symphony Orchestra music director Alistair Willis. The ISO fall season is kicking off. And you'll hear from jazz artists Mardra and Reggie Thomas, performing at Jazz UpFront in Bloomington.
Accompany central Illinois Catholics on a pilgrimage to see Pope Francis. Your tour guide is GLT’s Judy Valente. Former town of Normal government officials Dave Anderson and Paul Harmon talk about the huge growth in Normal from the 60s to the 90s. It’s a preview of their Normal 1-5-0 talk this weekend. And catch up with 2007 GLT Summer Concert headliner, bluesman Jimmy Burns. Host: Willis Kern