NewsWorks Tonight January 24, 2017 – Full Show

    Listen

    Opening statements in the trial of Pennsylvania state Sen. Larry Farnese started today, Bobby Allyn was there. Pennsylvania has decided to close two state prisons but many think it was a knee jerk reaction, Margaret J. Krauss explains why. The Philadelphia Free Library has chosen their One Book, One Philadelphia selection, Peter Crimmins reports. Finally, Dave Heller sat down with John Maeda to discuss education and his lecture at Drexel University. 

    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.