NewsWorks Tonight, August 13, 2014 – Full Show

    Listen

    Holly Otterbein hears Philadelphia politicians’ pitch to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, while Dave Heller and Temple University’s Wesley Roehl discuss the economic pros and cons for the host. Dave Davies views dueling attack ads in the Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign. Kevin McCorry takes a closer look at the numbers touted in the proposed Philadelphia cigarette tax. Maiken Scott visits a practitioner who uses laughter in mental health treatment. 

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.