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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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: Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey in 'Dallas Buyers Club'
For his latest, "Dallas Buyers Club," the transformation is physical. Actor Matthew McConaughey lost dozens of pounds to play HIV positive Ron Woo...

Bought by WRIR, WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KCPW Salt Lake City and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux in 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'
What’s more awkward: Dustin Hoffman’s Benjamin hooking up with Mrs. Robinson, or Josh and Adam tackling their Top 5 Sexual Awakening Movies? Plus, ...

Bought by WOUB, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KCPW Salt Lake City and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Rachel Kimura asked us to gather stories of old diners around Chicago ... and in the process of getting those, we couldn't help but wonder: how did...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Teach a man to read, he still can't catch dinner. , Credit: (WBEZ/Tanveer Ali)
Even in this digital information age, local libraries still manage to be busy slinging books. But what else can you check-out there? Turns out a wh...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: What's that smell?, Credit: Jennifer Brandel/WBEZ
While playing with her kids at the Archer Park playground in Chicago, Juliet Martinez caught the distinct fragrance of silly putty.

Bought by KVSC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 21:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A snippet of Chicago’s Deep Tunnel, Credit: Erik Nelson Rodriguez/The Illustrated Press
A Curious Citizen had a hunch there might be tunnels lurking beneath Chicago’s downtown. She had no idea how right she was.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 1
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A post-industrial neighborhood considers whether to market its history ... or start a Pullman 2.0

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2013
  • Length: 09:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dunning Memorial Gate, Credit: Shawn Allee
The forgotten history of an asylum and poor house on Chicago's northwest side.

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aladdin's Castle, Credit: Chuck Wlodarcyk
Investigating a historic Chicago amusement park.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Working for change on Chicago’s sidewalks

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 1