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Hosting the Enemy: Our WWII POW camps
Dec. 10, 2013
Daring escapes, unexpected romance and more true stories from German prisoners held in our area.
Daycare in Germany, the Egyptian revolution on film and traditional Chinese rhythms
Aug. 23, 2013
Daycare has become a top election issue in Germany. The conflict in Egypt has impacted the Egyptian film industry. We'll tell you where you can find Chinese drumming in Chicago.
Remembering the war at home
Jul. 29, 2013
Orland Park has a history buff in Bill Healy. A golf outing with pals had him raise a question worth some virtual time-travel: Where were there WWII German POW camps in the Chicago area?
Flashbacks: East German Films on Cold War Screens
Mar. 7, 2013
Two experts on East German cinema,
, discuss the international dimensions of German Democratic Republic filmmaking during the Cold War.
Mexican Mole, German cinema and Indian dance
May. 25, 2012
Friday on Weekend Passport, we ride the Cinco de Mayo wave into Mole de Mayo, test out your language skills at the Dankhaus German Cinema and sample traditional Indian dance inspired by Krishnalore.
How the NATO peoples settled Chicago, Part 3
May. 17, 2012
From Belgium to Turkey, we conclude our capsule look at how peoples from the 28 NATO countries helped build Chicago.
Mar. 26, 2012
Yemen's new president, Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi, has been in power nearly a month. He's facing trouble in the southern province of Abyan.
Weekend Passport March 16th
Mar. 16, 2012
This week, our global citizen Nari Safavi is here to help us plan your international weekend. Nari is president of Pasfarda Arts and Cultural Exchange. Brian von Rueden, artistic director of Vox 3 Collective, contributes. Today we’ll celebrate St.
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