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'Afternoon Shift' #189: On the line
November 13, 2012
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'Afternoon Shift' #189: On the line
We talk with Salim Muwakkil and WBEZ's Richard Steele about the rise and potential fall of the Jackson family. Chicago sports photographer Bill Smith will tell us about his work with children in Cambodia. Finally, comedian Jeff Garlin stops by to chat with Rick and share some laughs.
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Congressmen Jesse Jackson Jr. again
left the Mayo Clinic
in Rochester, Minnesota today where he was receiving treatment for bipolar disorder. The South Side Democrat has been on a leave of absence from Congress since June—but has remained in the headlines. The congressman has reportedly been working on a plea deal with the justice department for weeks for allegedly misusing campaign funds for personal use. The investigation now includes the conduct of his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson. The congressman and his wife are inheritors of the great political legacy of the family’s patriarch, Rev. Jesse Jackson. We examine the rise and potentially pending fall of the Jackson family dynasty with Salim Muwakkil, host of the Salim Muwakkil Show on WVON, and WBEZ’s Richard Steele.
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Cambodian immigrants by WBEZRick discusses the plight of native Cambodians as well as Cambodian immigrants in Chicago.
As the team photographer for the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears, Bill Smith has captured iconic moments in Chicago sports history. But the images burned in his mind are those he snapped of helpless children in poverty-stricken Cambodia. Smith returns each year to work with the children--and many of his Bulls’ colleagues have joined him on his travels and mission. Tonight, Comcast SportsNet premiers its two-part documentary,
From the Sports World to the Third World: A Journey to Cambodia
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This gorgeous little girl is so well-spoken. "A Journey to Cambodia" airs Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm on CSN. http://pic.twitter.com/VWjtdAEmSarah Lauch
Heroes. Watch " A Journey to Cambodia" on Tuesday & Wednesday at 7pm on @CSNChicago . Life-changing. http://pic.twitter.com/QhqOpl28Sarah Lauch
.@CSNChicago's "Journey to Cambodia" team @WBEZ #AfternoonShift (@ChuckGarfien, @SarahLauch) http://pic.twitter.com/lxPi3yTvJeff Nuich
.@WBEZ #AfternoonShift host, the great Rick Kogan http://pic.twitter.com/Zlc6B6G7Jeff Nuich
.@CSNChicago's @ChuckGarfien on @WBEZ #AfternoonShift http://pic.twitter.com/J5M3KsH9Jeff Nuich
WBEZ blogger Jim DeRogatis and Mike Fourcher hit up the latest Petraeus news; plus, they'll debate the notion that Chicago has too many street festivals and talk about photog-about-town, Steve Starr, who passed away suddenly yesterday at the age of 65.
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WBEZ arts reporter Alison Cuddy talks about how the intersection of commerce and art has created a bit of an uproar on one corner in Lakeview.
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WBEZ interviews my grandparents about the removal of three of my grandpa's sculptures: http://bit.ly/VXIsnU (825 clicks for this so far!)skearney
Comedian, actor and producer Jeff Garlin stops by for some Afternoon Shift laughs.
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Listen to an extended interview with Garlin from last year where he discusses his comedic influences.
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