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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.

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English


Episodes

Fred Hampton Biographer Says ‘Judas And The Black Messiah’ Misses The Mark

3/3/2021
Actor Daniel Kaluuya accepted a Golden Globe on Sunday for his role as Fred Hampton in the new biopic Judas and The Black Messiah. In his acceptance speech, Kaluuya called for people to learn more about Hampton's life, not just his death. Reset brings on a leading expert on the Illinois Black Panther Party and Fred Hampton for his take on how well the movie treats Hampton’s story. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other listeners...

Duration:00:19:17

Rep. Kinzinger On The Future Of The GOP, Trump’s Place In It

3/2/2021
After laying low at his Florida estate for a month, Trump blasted the Biden administration, and promised to stay in the Republican Party for a possible 2024 run for presidency at ;ast weekend’s CPAC convention Reset checks in with Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger about how much power Trump still holds over the Republican Party and what’s next for Republicans, nationally and in Illinois. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other...

Duration:00:17:09

Black Cops Form New Group Focused On Policing With Equity

3/1/2021
A group of Black Chicago Police officers have formed a professional organization to lend their voices to solving long-standing tensions between law enforcement and communities of color. Reset hears from two founding members of the Black Public Safety Alliance, which had its official launch over the weekend. 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...

Duration:00:18:46

Dr. Mia Taormina Answers Your COVID-19 Questions

3/1/2021
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:00:33:25

WBEZ’s Weekly News Roundup

2/26/2021
Reset breaks down the biggest news stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with host Sasha Ann Simons and this week’s guests, AD Quig of Crain’s Chicago Business, and David Greising of The Better Government Association. 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:00:20:33

Mail Delivery Disruptions Lead To Frustration For Many Chicagoans

2/25/2021
Thousands of pieces of delayed or undelivered mail. Inaccurate reporting of mail conditions. Mail sitting at post offices for days. These are some of the issues flagged in a recent report from the USPS Office of the Inspector General investigating complaints involving four post offices on the South and West Sides. Reset takes a closer look at ongoing mail issues in the Chicago area and what’s being done to address them. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us...

Duration:00:18:55

Chicago’s Top Doc Says City ‘Waiting For Additional Vaccines’ To Arrive

2/24/2021
As facts on the ground change around the COVID-19 virus, so do the rules in Chicago about where we can go and what we can do safely. Reset checks in with Dr. Allison Arwady for the latest on the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine, vaccine supply in Chicago, and what folks need to know before heading back to the lakefront and public parks. 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...

Duration:00:19:36

Relief For Small Businesses Key To COVID Economic Recovery

2/23/2021
In recent weeks, public health measures around the pandemic have improved, but the U.S. economy is still facing dire straits as Congress decides what steps to take next. Reset brings on a national economist to discuss where things stand, when we could see improvements and answer listener questions. 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...

Duration:00:17:27

Will Office Workers Ever Go Back To The Office?

2/22/2021
COVID-19 has shown companies that flexible work practices are not only possible but should become an option as offices open up again, and many employees say they no longer want to work five days a week in the office. Reset looks at the factors business leaders are weighing as they decide whether to bring employees back to the office.

Duration:00:16:01

Dr. Mia Taormina Answers Your COVID-19 Questions

2/21/2021
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:00:28:32

New Film Shows Immigration Story Through Eyes Of Korean Americans

2/20/2021
Actor Steven Yeun talks about making “Minari”, and how it’s the first film he’s been involved with that shows the immigrant experience through the eyes of a recently-arrived Korean family to the U.S.

Duration:00:18:25

WBEZ’s Weekly News Roundup

2/19/2021
Governor JB Pritzker lays out his budget plan and promises no tax hikes. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is in hot water with the city’s inspector general. Plus, a political career spanning half a century is cut short by the fallout from a federal bribery scandal. Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup with host Sasha-Ann Simons. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps other listeners find us For more about the...

Duration:00:21:31

Madigan Sends Shockwaves Around State With Resignation Email

2/18/2021
Longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan on Thursday announced he’s resigning from office at the end of February. The 78-year-old Democrat has been a fixture and a power player in Springfield for half a century, but questions about his ties to the ComEd bribery scandal laid him low in recent years. Reset looks back on Madigan’s reign in Springfield and gets reaction from state lawmakers. For more Reset interviews, subscribe to this podcast and please leave us a rating. That helps...

Duration:00:20:26

Gov. Pritzker Acknowledges Pain, Sacrifice In Annual Address

2/17/2021
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker delivered his State of the State address Wednesday on his plans for next year’s Illinois state budget. Reset digs into the main takeaways with WBEZ’s Tony Arnold and checks in with a lawmaker for her reaction. 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:00:15:47

BONUS POD: Gov. Pritzker’s Full State of the State Address

2/17/2021
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker delivered his annual State of the State address today. We've got expert analysis from WBEZ reporter Tony Arnold in our companion podcast. This is the governor's complete address

Duration:00:36:48

What We Know About COVID-19 Vaccines In Chicago

2/16/2021
Getting information on COVID-19 updates can be difficult and confusing. Where do we even start? Reset checks in with an infectious disease specialist to catch up on the latest coronavirus and vaccine updates in the Chicago area.

Duration:00:12:30

How One Chicago Librarian Became The Steward Of Black Literature, History

2/16/2021
If Carter G. Woodson is the “Father of Black History,” then Vivian Harsh is its mother. Far from the quiet bluestocking that comes to mind when you think of a librarian, Harsh was the first Black person to head a branch of the Chicago Public Library. Reset digs into the history of “the historian who never wrote.”

Duration:00:11:17

FULL: Winter Storm Dumps More Than A Foot Of Snow In Chicago Area

2/16/2021
Monday night’s snowstorm created hazardous road conditions for commuters throughout the Chicago region. Reset brings on a local meteorologist, a traffic reporter and takes listener calls for the latest on the storm and its impact on the region.

Duration:00:24:03

Mother Nature Really Giving It To Chicago With Snow, Icy Temps

2/16/2021
Monday night’s snowstorm created hazardous road conditions for commuters throughout the Chicago region. Reset brings on a local meteorologist, a traffic reporter and hears from for the latest on the storm and its impact on the region. 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:00:22:34

Winter Storm Dumps More Than A Foot Of Snow In Chicago Area

2/16/2021
Monday night’s snowstorm created hazardous road conditions for commuters throughout the Chicago region. Reset brings on a local meteorologist, a traffic reporter and takes listener calls for the latest on the storm and its impact on the region.

Duration:00:05:47