Newsworks Tonight, February 18, 2015 – Full Show


    Kevin McCorry returns from the School Reform Commission’s meeting regarding charter school applications to give an update. Tom MacDonald reports on a move to reorganize seven Philadelphia departments into one overseeing planning entity that stands in limbo. Jessica McDonald looks into a group of Penn researchers using a certain brain cancer mutation to their advantage. Dave Davies considers the likelihood of a thirty-party candidate winning Philadelphia’s mayoral election. Host Dave Heller speaks with filmmaker Noam Osband about his documentary Adelante, which highlights an Irish catholic church in Norristown welcoming Mexican immigrants. Beth Olanoff profiles voting rights activist Fanny Lou Hamer.

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