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

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What is disgust, and where does it come from? Host Gabriel Spitzer explores why we've evolved with this emotion and what it says about us.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bill Stanley holds the skull of an African rat he discovered. It's being cleaned by carrion beetles.
In this episode, host Gabriel Spitzer explores the dirty work of science, from flesh-eating beetles working at a museum to creepy crawlers that fin...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 13, 2011
  • Length: 08:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Bruno
Poet Sarah Bruno, 18, is a senior at Walter Payton College Prep and competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 as a member of team Youmedia Chicago. Expl...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:46
Caption: Nina Coomes
Poet Nina Coomes, 17, is a senior at Northside College Prep; she competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 representing her high school. Her piece, Pret...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Essie Linzy
Poet Essie Linzy, 17, is a junior at Whitney Young and competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 as an Indy Poet. Her piece, I Don’t Like Girls, is abou...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:06
Caption: Bryan Byrdlong
Poet Bryan Byrdlong, 17, is a senior at Whitney Young; he competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 representing his high school. The subject of Pops is...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Kane A. San Miguel
Poet Kane A. San Miguel, 17, is a senior at Emerson V.P.A. in Geary, IN and competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 as a member of team Shh!… Listen re...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:31
Caption: Kush Thompson
Poet Kush Thompson, 16, is a junior at Orr Academy; she competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 representing her high school. When asked about the sub...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cecilia Tate
Poet Cecilia (Ce-Ce) Tate, 16, is a sophomore at Curie Metro High and competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 as a member of team Lyrical Revolution re...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: Ashaki Howard
Poet Ashaki Howard, 17, is a senior at Kenwood Academy and competed in Louder Than a Bomb 2011 as a member of team Epic Sound representing her high...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:48