The Afternoon Magazine Archive

WILL - The Afternoon Magazine Archive - June 24, 2013

Community Conversation - Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center

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(Duration: 8:44)

The Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center holds Friday prayer every week at 1:00. Friday, June 21, WILL staff Jim Meadows and Lindsey Moon visited the mosque to talk with its members as part of the station’s Community Conversations initiative.

Categories: Religion

WILL - The Afternoon Magazine Archive - January 28, 2013

The Great Textbook War

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(Duration: 10:04)

Tonight, PBS is airing a documentary about the war over textbook content in Texas. Two years ago, radio documentarian Trey Kay made a one hour special on the first major textbook fight, which took place in West Virginia in the 1960s. The fight back then was more than political - books were burned, schools boycotted, and one protestor was shot through the heart. Kay joined us to discuss what many see as the start of the American culture war.










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