The 21st Show

The 21st—Thursday, April 7, 2020


U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says more federal help could be on the way for the state of Illinois — but not, as one state leader recently asked, to backstop underfunded government pensions.

Then, how have you been sleeping during the pandemic? A lot of people are reporting unusually vivid dreams. We talk to an expert about the importance of sleep, and why many of us might be experiencing COVID dreams.

And we talk with Illinois booksellers about how their businesses are adapting to the stay-at-home order, and what they’re reading now.