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
30 Pieces

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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0 Pieces

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

Caption: 'Incredibles 2'
Pixar has done a lot of things right over the past 23 years (note the studio's 80% average Metacritic rating), but among its greatest accomplishmen...

Bought by WRIR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Top 5 Classic Rock Moments in Movies
Whether used ironically or to provide insight -- or just to make characters look really, really cool -- classic rock has been memorably employed by...

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kate Hudson and Patrick Fugit in Cameron Crowe's 'Almost Famous'
With rock writer and cultural critic Steven Hyden dropping by to discuss his new book, "Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock,...

Bought by WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WMUU-LP, and KCPW


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Alden Ehrenreich (Han Solo) and Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca)in Ron Howard's 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'
Forty (movie) years after Han Solo first boasted about his 12-parsec Kessel Run, the new "Solo: A Star Wars Story" finally lets us take the ride. B...

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  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: WBEZ's Making Obama
From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage. Host Jennifer White t...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: WBEZ's Making Obama
From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage. Host Jennifer White t...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUER, KRWG, Indie3 Radio, Capital Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: Elijah Wood as Frodo in 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy
Released in consecutive Decembers beginning in 2001, Peter Jackson’s colossal adaptation of Tolkien’s "Lord of the Rings" trilogy reached its concl...

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  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Mackenzie Davis and Charlize Theron in 'Tully'
"It's the most terrifying day in your life, the day the first one is born." Bill Murray bringing the truth in Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation"...

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  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joaquin Phoenix and Ekaterina Samsonov in You Were Never Really Here
The massive success of "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War" may have made the concept of a “summer” blockbuster season irrelevant, but ther...

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  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: 'Avengers: Infinity War'
With the first decade of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) coming to a close with "Avengers: Infinity War" (and its 2019 sequel), Adam and Josh a...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9