Listen to a radio host Mike McConnell talk to Berlin journalist Rieke Havertz about gun violence in Chicago. Rieke's Pulitzer Center project, "Gun Violence in Chicago: A Global Problem," focuses on a city that has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, but still sufferings from daily shootings in poor neighborhoods. Her series ran in the German newspaper Taz.
In a separate article for The Chicago Tribune, "Perspective: A German's View of Chicago's Gun Violence" Rieke adds a personal note to her reporting in Chicago.
To listen to the full interview, visit WGN's website. The discussion with Rieke begins about a third of the way through the program.