Health Insurance For Coal Miners; Police Officers & Art; U.S. Citizenship; Presidential Libraries

May 11, 2017
 
retired coal miners

Members of Local 1148 meet in Marissa, Illinois, in November 2016. Union president Randy Phelps, in yellow, said that without health insurance, he would "probably make it three months."

Durrie Bouscaren/St. Louis Public Radio

On the 21st: After months of waiting on a life-or-death decision, retired coal miners wondering whether Congress will continue their health insurance have finally received an answer. We also learn about a new art exhibit featuring works by Chicago police officers, discuss citizenship and immigration, and explore the history and purpose of presidential libraries.