Atomic Age logo with an illustration of a wintery outdoor scene with one person skiing and two people looking on. Text reads Episode 1046 Winter Weather

Winter Weather (1046)

On the show this time, we’re enjoy the winter weather! Songs about wintery outdoor activities, the snow, and cold temperatures as well as tunes about keeping warm when winter winds blow. We’ll hear from Lena Horne, Connie Russell, Esquivel, Bing Crosby, and more!

The 21st—Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Today on the 21st: We speak with author and journalist Dave Eggers about his new book, "The Captain and the Glory," a satire about the American political scene. We also talk with a psychologist who says it’s important to prioritize self-care, especially during the busy holiday season. And we get ips on how to navigate winter roads and get your car ready for holiday travel.

Beth A. Keiser/AP

The ‘Radium Girls’; Illinois Politics Update; Snow Salt Alternatives; AG Candidate Kwame Raoul

On the 21st: We continue our week in Springfield, today from the WUIS studios. We hear about the 'Radium Girls' of Ottawa, Illinois and the health problems that they suffered after working at the Illinois Radium Dial company. Plus, your Illinois politics update on the eve of the budget address. Also, what alternatives are there to using salt to melt ice in the winter? And, we continue our series of attorney general interviews, this time with Sen. Kwame Raoul. 

More articles →