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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.

Pieces

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One young writer's lessons learning from a family member with a mental disability. This poet is a student at Oak Park-River Forest High School (IL).

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:27
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Peer expectations in a teenage world are strong, and being confortable with who you are is a hard lesson to learn. Addressing issues of faith, gen...

Bought by Public Interactive


  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Overcoming the struggles of those around him, this young writer confronts drug overdose, HIV/AIDS, teen pregnancy, gang involvement and imprisonmen...

Bought by Public Interactive


  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploring African-American history leads one young writer to critique Obama's run for presidency. This poet is a student at Steinmetz Academic Cen...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 03:02
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How do you define love? Steinmetz Academic Centre is in Chicago, IL.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 03:06
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These junior high students reflect on the lessons they've learned from the current administration. San Miguel School-Gary Comer Campus is in Chica...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 01:10
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This young poet has truly come of age, allowing no one to stand in her way as she reaches for success.

Bought by Public Interactive


  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Listen to the legacy of past poets and the future of today's poets from one young writer's perspective.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2007
  • Length: 03:50
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Chicago Public Radio's comedy program presents an homage to the classic "This American Life" episode, 24 Hours at the Golden Apple.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston and KUHB


  • Added: Sep 21, 2005
  • Length: 26:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Chicago Public Radio's comedy program presents a parody of college radio.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KUHB


  • Added: Sep 21, 2005
  • Length: 29:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Chicago Public Radio's comedy program presents the documentary, "The Phudie Mart."

Bought by KMXT, KUOW, and KUHB


  • Added: Sep 19, 2005
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Chicago Public Radio's comedy program presents a "Twin Peaks" parody.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUHB, and WZBC


  • Added: Sep 19, 2005
  • Length: 28:45
  • Purchases: 3
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Chicago Public Radio's comedy program presents a continuous, 30-minute conversation.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KUHB


  • Added: Sep 19, 2005
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 2
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The powerful voice of one Hispanic young man tells it how he sees it: striving for inspiration and encouragement from the man he’s suppose to see a...

  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 02:48
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Hear this remarkable narrative of one girl coming to terms with the sexual molestation she faced “from the man I called ‘tio’.” Powerful, straight...

  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 03:19
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This powerful group piece shares facts and statistics of the current state of free speech in the United States, arguing in favor of the 1st Amendme...

Bought by WYSO


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Police brutality in the city of Chicago is the focus of this young teen's poem.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Apr 04, 2005
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
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In this poem a young Chicago author tells us about the power of the gun.

Bought by KRZA, WCFM, and WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 3
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A poem about a group of young Chicago teens' experience growing up on the west side of Chicago, in the "murder capital of the country."

Bought by KUT and WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 2
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A Chicago teen tells a poem of the demise she sees from gentrification as she walks through her own Chicago neighborhood.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:15