Seg. 1: Coronavirus Precautions | Seg. 2: Missouri Primaries | Seg. 3: Dexter Gordon Legacy | KCUR

Seg. 1: Coronavirus Precautions | Seg. 2: Missouri Primaries | Seg. 3: Dexter Gordon Legacy

Mar 9, 2020

Segment 1: Kansas City health experts on keeping your family prepared

With cases of COVID-19 popping up in Missouri and Kansas, we talk with local doctors about prudent precautions to keep your family safe, and to keep the virus from spreading. We also ask how and if Kansas City's most vulnerable — children and the elderly — are being affected. 

  • Dr. Dena Hubbard, neonatologist, Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Dr. Gary Salzman, pulmonary disease and critical care specialist, Truman Medical Centers

Segment 2, beginning at 14:15: Previewing Missouri's presidential primaries

With 68 delegates up for grabs in Missouri, the two main Democratic candidates will be very focused on securing a primary win in the state on Tuesday. While many polls have Biden leading, things could change quickly if Sanders' base of young voters turns out.

Segment 3, beginning at 31:50: Thirty years after his death, Dexter Gordon's legacy is alive and well.

Dexter Gordon's contributions changed jazz forever. Today, his widow, a jazz historian in her own right, shared stories from his early career, from their time together, and from the years since, as his influence and love for the art form has come more into focus.

Maxine Gordon will appear with Deborah Brown and the Montex Coleman Trio at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas 66044. More information is at LawrenceArtsCenter.org.