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
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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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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: Joey's family works together to provide a support network for the bipolar teen.
A family reshapes itself to accommodate their mentally ill son.

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 12:13
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 15 percent of Latino youth in the Unit...

Bought by KZYX and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Straight or gay, coming to terms with one's sexuality is one of the biggest hurdles a teenager crosses. Transgendered people often face ridicule th...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 19:29
Caption: Julian's mother found help through a little-known and hard to obtain solution.
When a mentally ill child becomes unmanageable at home, his mother digs deep into the system to find state funding that will pay for his residentia...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 11:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Officer Julie Joyce is often a first-responder to mentally ill children, Credit: Courtesy of Julie Joyce
Exploring how first responders often have a say in the futures of mentally ill kids.

Bought by KZYX, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Bipolar children and their families talk about their experiences with the disorder; doctors talk about how and why Bipolar diagnoses have increased...

Bought by WABE and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 08:07
  • Purchases: 2
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One girl's struggle with mental illness.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: Nykea and Artie McGriff have struggled with Chicago Public Schools to provide adequate education for their son, Arthur.
A closer look at how, despite grant funding, many kids are still slipping through the cracks.

Bought by KPVL and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Heinrich Jaeger demonstrates the jamming effect, which led to a soft robot., Credit: (WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer)
What if the next generation of robots looks less like a humanoid, and more like a slug?

Bought by WTJU, KFAI Minneapolis, KUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 19, 2011
  • Length: 08:25
  • Purchases: 5
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We remember the legacy of the Tevatron, the particle collider that was shut down in September of 2011.

Bought by KUT and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 2