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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.

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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
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Four young Chicago authors bring you this poem about not being afraid to write or talk about issues other than oppression though race, religion, an...

Bought by WXDU and KALW


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Chicago teen Jeffery Lewis speaks powerfully about the impact of HIV/AIDS.

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, KUCB, KBBI, and WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A poem by a Chicago teen about her calling to mix the personal with the political, resulting in poetry.

Bought by WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Four Chicago teens read a poem that weaves together the stories of three different cancer patients - focusing on their battle between life and death.

Bought by KMXT and WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 2
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A young Chicago author powerfully speaks about his deep relationship with God.

Bought by WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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This young Chicago teen shares a poem about her homosexuality, and the difficulty her father is having accepting her - emotionally taking us throug...

Bought by Vocalo.org and WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 2
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These six young Chicago authors explain what it is like for them living in inner-city poverty, and why knowing their own history is so important.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, WYSO, and KSUT


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 3
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A young Chicago poet speaks truth to what it is like to be a Native American teenager in urban America today – relating his struggle to find an ide...

Bought by KSUT


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 1
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A Chicago teen speaks through poetry about his concept of patriotism and revolution as he gives us a glimpse of what America might look like if fol...

Bought by KPFA and KWCW


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 2
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The first performance by Chicago teenager Sean Reed, here he reads about his perception of integrity and how it relates to identity - a wonderful p...

Bought by KUER, KFAI, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 3
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A poem about a young Chicago girl’s struggle with street life, using poetry to discuss her upbringing and the burdens of living in poverty.

Bought by WYSO and WYSO


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
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A group piece by four poets - this poem is about the importance of a family name, and knowing the history that surrounds it in order to bring forwa...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:53