WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

Series

Caption: www.wbez.org/cleverapes
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WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

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People have such problems being themselves - this piece is about issues with individuality. This poet is a student at Maine East High School (Park...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 1
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There is an editor within each of us, and sometimes that editor needs to be killed. This poet is a student at Maine East High School (Park Ridge,...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:26
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One little boy's love of Barbie... an incredibly elequent up-and-coming poet. This poet is a student at Maine East High School (Park Ridge, IL).

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:25
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Politicians, media, celebrities... the list goes on and on of people who abuse the story-telling power of a microphone. Maine Township is from Mai...

Bought by Public Interactive


  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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A moving personal story of one young writer's downfall with anorexia. This poet is a student at Morgan Park High School (Chicago, IL).

Bought by WAMC and Public Interactive


  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
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The cycle of abuse occuring as clergy are indicted for sex abuse and media swarms the vicitms. This poet is a student at Morgan Park High School ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:33
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A letter to God - this young writer calls out for guidance among peers who aren't following a path he wants to walk. This poet is a student at Mo...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:19
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Billie Holiday writing the song "Strange Friuit" - This poet is a student at Morgan Park High School (Chicago, IL).

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:47
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African-American history is repeating itself - how can we break the cycle? Morgan Park High School is in Chicago, IL.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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His grandmother's refusal to accept his mother's conversion to Judaism. This poet is a student at Oak Park-River Forest High School (IL).

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 01:47