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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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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

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Poet Rachel Smith, 18, is a senior and a member of Epic Sound, the Kenwood Academy Slam Poetry Team. This is her second year participating in Loud...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:24
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Caption: Poet Essie Linzy
Poet Essie Lindzy, 18, is a senior at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. This is her second year participating in Louder Than a Bomb. Rosie reca...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:08
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Poet Natalie Richardson, 16, is a junior at Oak Park and River Forest High School. This is her second year participating in Louder Than a Bomb. Eg...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:36
Caption: Poet Keith Warfield
Poet Keith Warfield, 18, is a senior at TEAM Englewood Community Academy High School. This is his fourth year participating in Louder Than a Bomb....

Bought by KHSU and KSFR

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:02
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Poet Tova Benjamin, 17, participated as an individual poet representing In One Ear Open Mic at the Heartland Cafe. This is her first year particip...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:34
Caption: Poet Malcolm London
Poet Malcolm London, 18, is a 2011 graduate of Lincoln Park High School and participated in Louder Than a Bomb for the third year, this time as par...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:44
Caption: Gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo, Credit: WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer
WBEZ's Gabriel Spitzer explains why figuring out high finance means you have to understand the critter economy.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, PRX Remix, and WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Mar 21, 2012
  • Length: 08:25
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Caption: Joseph Orgel holds his sample of T. rex tissue. , Credit: (WBEZ/Michael De Bonis)
In this installment, Gabriel Spitzer discovers how an ancient specimen might rewrite prehistory, and maybe medical books, too.

Bought by KUT and WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Mar 07, 2012
  • Length: 08:25
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Caption: Philip Janicak of Rush University Medical Center adjusts his TMS machine. , Credit: WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer
Host Gabriel Spitzer explores how doctors are using magnets to tweak the brain's machinery and treat depression. Plus, how magnets and radio waves ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI Minneapolis, KISU, KUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more

  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 08:25
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Caption: Clockwise and counterclockwise galaxies from the Hubble Telescope, Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Livio and the Hubble Heritage Team, STScI/AURA
Astronomers re-evaluate origins of our solar system and entertain the idea that the universe is shaped like a small doughnut.

Bought by KUER, New Hampshire Public Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, KUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more

  • Added: Feb 01, 2012
  • Length: 08:31
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