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217 Today: Percussionist Zakir Hussain discusses his musical influences ahead of Krannert concert

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Senator Tammy Duckworth said the suspected Russian missiles that killed two people in Poland on Tuesday appear to have been a misfire instead of a deliberate attack.
  • Illinois voters have passed an amendment codifying the right to collectively bargain in the state’s constitution.
  • A central Illinois attorney is helping parents who lost their children to state protective services based on false allegations.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear from virtuoso tabla player Zakir Hussain, who is in concert Wednesday night at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Jim Meadows, Mawa Iqbal and Eric Stock.


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Sydney Wood

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