NewsWorks Tonight September 21, 2017 – Full Show


    Avi Wolfman-Arent joins us from a Norristown church where parishoners are holding a vigil and praying for the safety of those affected by the earthquake in Mexico and the hurricane in Puerto Rico.  Laura Benshoff reports representatives from federal border patrol were in Philadelphia, seeking qualified candidates.  The Lenfest Institute announces $2 million in journalism grants.  Bobby Allyn reports high-end hotel concierges, including one from Philly, gather in DC to discuss how to stay relevant.  And NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller speaks with Penn Law professor Dorothy Roberts, who says reform isn’t enough, US’s criminal justice system needs to be abolished and re-built to end systemic racism.

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