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    There are as many as a billion people in the world suffering from so-called neglected diseases, diseases that don’t offer a big economic incentive for drug companies to invest in a cure. WGN’s Steve Bertrand introduces us to two retired scientists who are volunteering their time in search of a cure to one such disease. With any luck, more than 37 million of the world’s poorest people might one day have two retired AbbVie scientists to thank for their good […]

  • Steve Bertrand’s 2015 visit with new Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro

    British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has been named the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 2015, he spoke with WGN Radio’s Steve Bertrand about his novel The Buried Giant: Kazuo Ishiguro, who has won the Man Booker Prize and been awarded the O.B.E., has been called one of Britain’s most important living novelists. His latest, The Buried Giant, examines the frailty of collective memory with the story of an elderly post-King Arthur era couple on their way to […]

  • More photos: Steve Bertrand in Iceland

    Steve Bertrand is visiting Iceland with a group of WGN Radio listeners. Here are some of their photos. Click here for the first set of photos.

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Iceland

    Steve Bertrand is visiting Iceland with a group of WGN Radio listeners. Here are some of their photos. Click here for more photos.

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Ireland 2017 – Part 2

    Steve Bertrand visited Ireland with a group of WGN Radio listeners. Here are some photos from the trip. Click here for the first group of photos.

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Ireland 2017 – Part 1

    Steve Bertrand is visiting Ireland with a group of WGN Radio listeners. Here are some photos from the trip. Click here for more.

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Ireland – Day 6

    Along the way in Connemara. And, the beautiful Mount Falcon Estate. Home for a night.

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Ireland – Day 5

    Connemara, The Cliffs of Mohrer and ferrying across the Shannon. The crow didn’t pay full fare.

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Ireland – Days 3 and 4

    A beautiful day on The Ring of Kerry. Traveling with the Irish whiskey queen!

  • Photos: Steve Bertrand in Ireland – Days 1 and 2

    Steve Bertrand is visiting Ireland with a group of WGN Radio listeners. Follow their adventures here. Day 1 is in the books. We started with a sleepy ride to Kilkenny. But the outdoor market woke us up. Kilkenny Castle was impressive. Day 2: Lunch in Cobh, sampling at Jameson’s, the Rock of Cashel and Rock fans, and County Cork – off to a great start!