We get the latest on the Bowe Bergdahl story from Marc Thiessan, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
This week Mark spoke with Karen Dodson of Reveal Patagonia. She was born and raised in the Chicago, Illinois area and worked as a daily newspaper journalist during the early part of her career.
Is newly released Afghan hostage Bowe Bergdahl a hero or a deserter? Did Obama make a deal with terrorists that will hurt American soldiers in the long run? Missouri Senator Roy Blunt joins us to talk about that.
Jim Mickle is the director of the new film “Cold in July.” It premieres this weekend at the Tivoli.
Syndicated columnist George Will discusses his latest piece, “The 20116 Presidential Candidate We Need.” Will has also written a book about the Chicago Cubs.
Do we need tougher gun control laws? Should we look to Washington for the answer? The father of one of the California shooting victims, Richard Martinez, blames Congress for not doing enough. But what should be done? Lori Haas is with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Her daughter Emily was shot and injured at Virginia Tech in 2007.
Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay discusses Paul Ryan’s invite, the Governor Nixon veto, and the upcoming jobs fair.
Songwriter Darden Smith is the founder of a program called Songwriting with Soldiers. Besides working with veterans, he’s also helping homeless kids.
Country singer Logan Mize is a graduate of SIU-Carbondale. He will be performing at Old Rock House tonight.
Are we doing enough with education funding in the state of Missouri? Democratic State Representative Chris Kelley of Columbia says the GOP dropped the ball. Not so says Scott Diekhaus of the Missouri House Republican Campaign Committee.