Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feb 1, 2017

Credit Purdue Univ. News Service

Today: A conversation with Hammond native Carolyn Curiel, a journalist and journalism professor, former Clinton administration staffer and former U. S. Ambassador to Belize.  She founded and is Executive Director of the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication. 

She talks about her roots in Hammond (she's a Morton High School grad) and how her professional experience guides young people into careers in journalism and more analytical thinking.

Lakeshore Public Radio's Steven Lattimore reports on a protest rally held in Munster against President Trump's executive order on immigration.  Highland town Redevelopment Director Cecile Petro also talks about the options now available since Town Council rejected support of the Town Theatre renovation project.

And "Counter Point with Garrard McClendon" and  guests on Lakeshore Public Television take up the issue of political corruption, and whether term limits should be added to all government officials -- or only what the panel considers potentially-corrupt ones.