Melissa Block and Michele Norris read from your letters. Among the topics: your reaction to our week-long series on drugs in America, The Forgotten War — and a correction about a story from Chicago.
And also, an apology: Last Friday, we aired a story about an off-duty Chicago police officer who beat up a female bartender. Because of our production error, the reporter seemed to say that Police Superintendent Phil Cline was not taking the incident seriously. In fact, Cline is very concerned about the situation - and we apologize to him and to the reporter, Ammad Omar from Chicago Public Radio.