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WBEZ's daily talk show brings listeners the news and conversations that matter most to their day-to-day lives.

WBEZ's daily talk show brings listeners the news and conversations that matter most to their day-to-day lives.

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Chicago, IL

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WBEZ's daily talk show brings listeners the news and conversations that matter most to their day-to-day lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Verdict Is In. Now...How Do We Prevent Future Police Killings?

4/21/2021
After former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd, how do we make meaningful change in our policing system to prevent future police killings? Reset checks in with a criminal law expert and a scholar who studies race and policing in America. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:17:25

Leaders, Lawyers Calling For DOJ To Investigate Toledo Shooting

4/20/2021
Latino community leaders and lawyers are asking the Department of Justice to investigate the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo. Meanwhile, Ruben Roman, 21, who was with Toledo the night of the shooting and was charged with firing his gun before police arrived, has been released on bond. His bail was paid for by the non-profit Chicago Community Bond Fund. Reset checks in with a criminal defense lawyer and a courts reporter for the latest in the case. For more Reset interviews,...

Duration:00:11:36

“I Was Once Adam”: Anti-Violence Activist Shares His Story, Solutions

4/19/2021
Advocates from the anti-violence initiative Increase the Peace held a peace walk for Adam Toledo Sunday night in Little Village. Executive director Berto Aguayo joins Reset to discuss how Chicago’s Latino community is healing following the release of body cam footage that captured a Chicago Police officer shooting and killing the 13-year-old last month. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset,...

Duration:00:17:28

The Latest COVID-19 Info From Dr. Ngozi Ezike

4/18/2021
Dr. Nogzi Ezike talks to Reset about the uptick in cases, traveling and how the pause in use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is impacting Illinois.

Duration:00:19:45

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap

4/16/2021
ideo drops of the fatal police shooting of 13-year old Adam Toledo. High schools set to re-open in Chicago. COVID-19 continues. And much more. Reset breaks down the biggest local stories of the week in the Weekly News Recap. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:23:54

Talk To Them Before They See It: You, Your Kids, And Videos Of Police-Involved Shootings

4/15/2021
Many little kids go through a phase where they say they want to grow up to be a police officer. So how do you talk to them about the police-involved deaths and shootings that are all over the news? As officials release body-cam footage of a Chicago cop shooting 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Little Village, Reset brings on an expert to discuss how to talk to kids and teens about this incident, the video and the systemic problem with police shootings across the country. For more Reset interviews,...

Duration:00:13:10

Toledo Family Sees Video, Law School Dean Calls For Police Accountability

4/14/2021
WBEZ reporter Patrick Smith updates us on the CPD video of the shooting of 13-year old Adam Toledo. And UIC law school associate dean Samuel Jones gives us his take on police accountability in Chicago and beyond. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:22:54

Vaccine Passports: What Are They And Why They’re Stirring Debate

4/13/2021
The Biden administration says it will not develop mandatory vaccine passports, but leaders and businesses around the world are split on the idea. Reset takes a closer look at vaccine passports and why they’re stirring debate. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:19:26

Illinois Expands Vaccine Eligibility Today, And Why Black Women Are More Vulnerable To COVID

4/12/2021
Why are Black women dying of COVID-19 at three times the rate of white men? Also, we catch you up to speed on the latest COVID and vaccine news in Chicago and Illinois.

Duration:00:22:08

Dr. Mia Taormina Answers Your COVID-19 Questions

4/11/2021
Reset brings on an infectious disease expert for our weekly check-in to provide clarity and answers to your questions, comments and concerns about COVID-19.

Duration:00:19:49

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap

4/9/2021
Activists and city officials react to the Adam Toledo shooting. The suburbs hold elections. Plus, COVID infections and vaccinations are up. Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Weekly News Recap with host Sasha-Ann Simons. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:22:12

Thanks To Reporters, New Buyer Pops Up In Race To Buy Tribune

4/8/2021
Like it’s done with every newspaper in its portfolio, New York-based hedge fund Alden Global Capital was going to purchase, then gut Tribune Publishings. Then two journalists from Chicago Tribune went on a quest in search of a new investor for the company. Now an unforeseen contender has emerged, showing up with a higher bid than Alden. Gary Marx, former investigative reporter at the Chicago Tribune and one of the two journalists leading this campaign joins Reset to give us the latest. For...

Duration:00:14:20

Three Chicagoans Working Hard To Get Vaccines Into Arms

4/7/2021
President Biden announced on Tuesday that every American adult will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations on April 19th. Various community stakeholders tell Reset what the announcement could mean for Chicago-area residents. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:16:40

Ken Burns Gives The “Ken Burns Treatment” To Hemmingway

4/6/2021
Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the legendary life of writer and adventurer Ernest Hemingway in a new three part, six-hour documentary series on PBS. Reset takes a closer look at the making of Hemingway. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast. And please give us a rating, it helps other listeners find us. For more about Reset, go to wbez.org and follow us on Twitter @WBEZReset

Duration:00:15:15

Reformers Sense Opportunity Now That Mass Incarceration Isn’t Just A “Black Problem”

4/5/2021
White populations in U.S. jails have jumped significantly in recent years, while Black and Hispanic populations have steadily declined. Some experts say that these trends might sway white Americans’ to rethink the shared costs of the nation’s incarceration system. Reset brings on two legal experts who co-authored a recent piece on the topic to discuss these trends and what they might mean for reformers looking to end mass incarceration. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast...

Duration:00:19:44

WBEZ's Weekly News Recap

4/2/2021
COVID-19 numbers jump in Chicago, the Loretto vaccine scandal widens, and cops shoot and kill a 13-year-old Little Village. WTTW’s Paris Schutz and WBEZ’s Patrick Smith take you inside those local and state stories and others on WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other listeners find us. For more about the program, go to the WBEZ website or follow us on Twitter at @WBEZreset.

Duration:00:23:31

Civil Rights And Social Justice: The Legacy Of Rabbi Robert Marx

4/1/2021
Rabbi Robert J. Marx was a lifelong champion for justice. He founded the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs in 1964 as a way to mobilize the Jewish community to stand up for economic, racial and social justice. Marx also worked closely with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Reset talks to two of his disciples, who reflect on Rabbi Marx’s life, legacy and lasting impact on Chicago and beyond. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other...

Duration:00:20:07

Study: Childhood Trauma Leads To Physical Problems Later In Life

3/31/2021
With so many kids experiencing ACE’s or Adverse Childhood Experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, we revisit a conversation around a 2019 study that shows the more ACE’s a kid has growing up, the more likely they will have health problems or shortened life spans as adults For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other listeners find us. For more about the program, go to the WBEZ website or follow us on Twitter at @WBEZreset

Duration:00:18:50

Why Is It So Hard To Convict A Cop Of...Anything?

3/30/2021
Why does the legal system seem tilted towards law enforcement? Why is it so difficult to get a conviction for murder or excessive force for a police officer, even in a high-profile case where video evidence seems to back up the charge? Reset looks for answers from Craig Futterman, a law professor at the University of Chicago who specializes in civil rights and police accountability. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other listeners...

Duration:00:14:38

Colleges Consider Mandatory Vaccinations For Students This Fall

3/29/2021
As more states move to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Rutgers University is requiring all students to get vaccinated before arriving on campus in the fall. Now, Illinois State University and other public higher education institutions across the state want to follow suit. Reset discusses what this means for college campuses, and how schools and students have been navigating the pandemic at large. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a...

Duration:00:15:53