Regionally Speaking, Thursday, January 7, 2021

Jan 7, 2021

Capitol Hill police officers on-patrol outside the U.S. Capitol after Wednesday's storming of the building by pro-Trump extremists. Andy Downs with the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue Ft Wayne is on "Regionally Speaking" to talk about the impact of the event on American politics.
Credit (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Today:  On this "Reporters Roundtable" program, Indiana Public Broadcastng's Katy Anderson talks with political analyst Andy Downs about Wednesday's chaos on Capitol Hill and the impact that it may have on American politics.  Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson has a report on the upcoming Bishop Noll Institute entrance exam, scheduled for Saturday, January 23rd at the Catholic-affiliated high school in Hammond. And Inside Indiana Business reporter Mary-Rachel Redman visited the city of Gary and spokes to city officials and residents about "Dear Ole Roosevelt" -- Gary Roosevelt High School, one of three high schools in the state that was built for Black childrens' education.  The school is now on Indiana Landmarks' latest list of Most Endangered Buildings.