Statewide: What shaped Lincoln's views on race?
As Lincoln's birthday approaches, we hear from the author of a new book examining the relationships and acquaintances that eventually led to emancipation. Some of those occurred here in Illinois, before Lincoln ever stepped foot in the White House.
We also bring you a conversation with the new U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois. He's the first Black individual to hold that office.
Those stories and more on this week's Statewide.
* Research suggests breast milk from vaccinated mothers offers babies some protection against the coronavirus. Darian Benson of Side Effects Public Media reports some parents are seeking out donated breast milk to help their children.
* Edith Brady Lunny interviews the new U.S. Attorney for the Central District. Greg Harris is a career federal prosecutor. He discusses his goals and the importance of being the first Black person to hold the office.