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Friday on Lake Effect: Local and National News Recap, Global Water Policy, 'The South Side'

Friday on Lake Effect

News analyst Charlie Sykes tries to make sense of Russia, the federal budget, Sheriff Clarke, and how they all fit in the same day’s broadcast. Then, why some believe global water policy is an issue that needs to be front and center, right now. Later, new book, The South Side explores how segregation and racial inequity transformed the city of Chicago.


  • Charlie Sykes, News Analyst
  • Charles Fishman, author, The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water; Seth Siegel, author, Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World
  • Art Cyr, Lake Effect contributor
  • Natalie Moore, WBEZ reporter and author, The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation