National Geographic
National Geographic 24 Sep 2020

City So Real


From Academy Award-nominated Steve James, the 5-part documentary series shows a complex portrait of Chicago, the quintessentially American city, from the history-making 2019 mayor's race to the tumultuous summer of ‘20.

The Marvel universe just got a lot bigger! Move over Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Black Panther, and make room for some real life hero nurses! Marvel has released a new comic book series called "The Vitals: True Nurse Stories," a tribute to front line health care workers. Jessi Showalter is a nurse at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh who said that her life depicted in the comic is surprisingly realistic. She and her colleagues showed their children how they'd been made into comic book heroes.
How can an average citizen do something real to be apart of the solution?
Police in Minneapolis shot and killed a man during a traffic stop on the city's south side Wednesday night. Police say the man was a felony suspect and that he shot at officers, who then returned fire. (Dec. 31)
For the past year, the focus for all of us during this pandemic has been on keeping safe. That's posed some real challenges on the job front. While many people have been able to work from home, frontline workers have not had that luxury. Companies that rely on offices and physical workspaces have also had to adjust. How has that gone? CGTN's Hendrik Sybrandy reports.

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