The John Williams Show Full Podcast 06.06.18: African-American neighbors of 1960s Chicago, CPS sexual abuse, Summer dining, Hawaii destruction
John begins the show by checking in on a story that’s dominated the front page of the Chicago Tribune for almost a week. Investigative reporter David Jackson tells John how he and his team researched the Chicago Public Schools system and its failure to address sexual abuse complaints. Then, Chicago Tribune Restaurant Critic Phil Vettel joins the show to share his 44 favorite Summer restaurants in Chicago this year. Author Linda Gartz describes her family’s unique reaction to African-American residents moving to her neighborhood, as told in Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago. Finally, Northern Illinois University Geology Professor Paul Stoddard gives an update on the destruction inflicted by a Hawaii volcano.