Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Morning Shift: The State of Violence February 12, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "'Morning Shift' #105: The State of Violence" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #105: The State of ViolenceOn Tuesday's Morning Shift, we talk to White House Deputy Secretary on the State of the Union, a mother who lost her child to gun violence, theater and violence and the history of the culture of violence.Storified by · Tue, Feb 12 2013 07:50:48Gun..bullets - smith & wesson 460 magnumgre.ceresState of the Union preview with White House Deputy Press SecretaryWhite House Deputy Press Secretary Jamie Smith previews the President’s State of the Union Address, and give us more details about the President’s scheduled visit to Chicago Friday.4 Things To Expect In Obama's State Of The Union Address : NPRPresident Obama's second inaugural was widely perceived as a throwing down of the gauntlet in how it framed his progressive faith in gove...Obama returns home to speak about Chicago's gun violencePresident Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic message from Tuesday...Our Guns SeriesAmerican soldiers serving in wartime have a unique relationship to guns and shooting. As part of the series, Our Guns, WBEZ’s Alex Keefe tried to find out how that changes once they come home.Guns and duty, once the combat tour endsAn former Marine says it took three years of being out of the service before he stopped dreaming about his gun.Mother of child lost to violence attends AddressDenise Reed lost her daughter Starkesia to gun violence. The 14-year-old was killed by a stray bullet. Reed is heading to Washington as the guest of Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth for the State of the Union address. She tells us what she wants to hear President Obama outline in terms of gun control measures.Like Hadiya, their children became symbols of Chicago's rampant violenceCHICAGO -- Their children became symbols of Chicago's street violence. But the shootings didn't stop. Annette Nance-Holt, whose son Blair...Sun-Times PoliticsWASHINGTON--Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) guest for the State of the Union address on Tuesday night is Denise Reed, whose daughter, Stark...History of Violence in ChicagoWBEZ history blogger John R. Schmidt talks about all the press Chicago gets for its violence. Except the press he’s talking about is from 107 years ago! The more things change…John R. Schmidt History - WBEZ1 day ago ... No, that wasn't 2001 in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. We're talking about 1901. The alleged terroris...The economic costs of violence in ChicagoAbout the author Sylvester Monroe is a freelance editor at Marketplace and a long-time journalist. His writing career began at Newsweek i...Theater's attempt to reveal man in the mirrorAmerican Theater Company’s Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones talk about violence in theater— its ability to turn a mirror on society, and the good that may come of it. Paparelli has garnered rave reviews for the re-worked version of his play Columbinus, and Jones will talk about the work of Now Is The Time To ACT…a group made up of more than 15 Chicago theater companies dedicated to addressing and slowing down the violence affecting youth in the city.Columbinus Sample Reelafrantz1992THEATER REVIEW by Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune ColumbinusWhen an artist is telling a story about a shooting that killed children in a school, a very real shooting like the one that forever scarr... Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia Morning Shift: Pope steps down, Obama steps up Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia Morning Shift: Politics behind it all View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?