Statewide: After Lincoln's assassination, (most of) a nation mourned
The country was shocked when news came of President Lincoln's assassination, 157 years ago this week. But how did people react? An author went through personal letters of the time to get a glimpse into the mood of the public.
And a Black Springfield High School graduate says she was denied her rightful spot as class valedictorian in the 1980s. A new documentary tells her story.
Hear more on this week's Statewide.
* Robert McGregor, the author of A Calculus of Color: The Integration of Baseball's American League, joins us. April 15 is the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the game's color barrier in the National League.
* Maureen McKinney brings us the story of a new documentary that tells the story of Tracey Meares, a Springfield High School graduate in 1984. Despite her grades, she was denied serving as class valedictorian.