Eight Forty-Eight

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Broadcast from the Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson Foundation Talk Studio, supporting arts and communications outreach

Mar. 07, 2012

Juvenile justice: The U.S. Supreme Court is about to decide if a "life without parole" sentence handed out to 14-year-olds convicted of murder is "cruel and unusual punishment." Reporter Linda Paul examines the implications and what the ruling will mean for four Illinois cases that could be affected by the justices’ decision.

Listen to Linda Paul's conversation on Eight Forty-Eight here

Linda Paul.mp3

South by Southwest: Eight Forty-Eight looks at what Chicago is bringing to this year's South by Southwest, the music and multi-media conference behemoth in Austin, Texas. WBEZ blogger and Sound Opinions co-host Jim DeRogatis and Andrew Huff, the editor and publisher of Gapers Block, give us the lowdown.

History quiz: WBEZ history blogger John Schmidt gives listeners a pop quiz on Chicago trivia. To test your knowledge, call 312.923.9239.

Listen to John Schmidt's quiz here

John Schmidt.mp3

Live music: Honey and Buffalo bring their warm, soulful and sometimes tragic music to WBEZ's studios.

Listen to Honey and Buffalo's studio performance here

Honey and Buffalo.mp3