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'Afternoon Shift' #188: The art of war
November 12, 2012
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'Afternoon Shift' #188: The art of war
After years of struggling to keeps its doors open, the National Veterans Art Museum has found a new home on North Milwaukee Avenue. 'Chicago Tribune' reporters Gary Marx and David Jackson look at how a small town's anti-truancy methods might help CPS. Plus, popcorn pioneer Tim Donnelly.
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In spite of it all by WBEZRick Kogan recalls the experiences of his friend, a Vietnam War veteran, as we begin our Veterans' Day show.
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Afteryears of struggling to keeps its doors open, the
National Veterans Art Museum
has found a new home on North Milwaukee Avenue. Last night the museumcelebrated its grand opening on Veterans Day. The museum’s executive director,
, a Vietnam vet, sculptor and chairman of themuseum’s board, tell us more about the new space and mission of the museum.
National Veterans Art Museum educates, helps heal by WBEZA daily conversation about news, culture and ideas hosted by Rick Kogan
Marcus Eriksen's sculpture of dead Iraqi soldier seen in Iraq - Chicago's National Veterans Art Museum. #VeteteransDay http://pic.twitter.com/U8GYs5LIHaydn West
Today's Break Room track is a haunting tune from Bill Withers. The song "I Can't Write Left-Handed" is from his 1973 album Live at Carnegie Hall. Withers served in the US Navy for 9 years and is best known for mega-hits "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Lean on Me."
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Justin“O-Line” Kaufmann lines up excuses for the “SuperBowl-bound” Bears…and in betweensaid excuses and the uncontrollable weeping, we’ll talk seriously aboutconcussions in the NFL--specifically Jay Cutler’s.
Bears loss debrief with Steve 'Mongo' McMichael and Justin Kauffman by WBEZFormer-Bears player "Mongo" McMichael joins Justin "O-Line" Kaufmann who lines up excuses for the "SuperBowl-bound" Bears...and in betwee...
#Bears post-mortem on #AfternoonShift with special guest @MongoMcMichael on @wbez @JustinKaufmannKatie O'Brien
Jay Cutler's Concussion Hit against Texans | LIVE 11-11-12atlantapretenders
of the Chicago Sun Times take on some of the big stories ofthe day--and for the record, we will be recording their conversation.
Our 3@3 panel talks secret recordings and attack owls by WBEZRummana Hussain and Marcus Gilmer of the Chicago Sun Times take on some of the big stories of the day--and for the record, we will be rec...
Chicago Tribune reporters were recorded without their consent by City Hall officials. http://trib.in/TVYaxKRomenesko
Owls attacking people in Seattle area parksKIRKLAND, Wash. -- Aggressive owls are making people their prey in local state parks, prompting rangers to close off areas to the public ...
Monday's second Break Room track comes from Jack White with the track "I'm Shakin'" from the album Blunderbuss.
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Thesmall town of Galesburg, Illinois has figured out a way to get truant kids back inschool; and their methods may help an overwhelmed CPS.
of the Chicago Tribune talk about their investigative report.
What to do about truancy by WBEZThe small town of Galesburg, Illinois has figured out a way to get truant kids back in school; and their methods may help an overwhelmed ...
Chicago truancy solutionsEmpty-desk epidemic While the Chicago Public Schools lack a sustained and focused effort to combat elementary-level truancy, school distr...
Rick’sfamed newspaper series,
comes to life through conversation.Today we’ll meet
Tim and Jennifer Donnelly
, owners of
Mother Butter’s Popcorn & Confectionery
, a South Side treat.
Sidewalks Speaks owners of Mother Butter's Popcorn by WBEZRick's famed newspaper series, Sidewalks, comes to life through conversation. Today we'll meet Tim and Jennifer Donnelly, owners of Mothe...
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