Chicago Public Square Podcasts
By Charlie Meyerson
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Award-winning journalist Charlie Meyerson talks to people about stuff. Contact: Meyerson@gmail.com.
||CleanHow Steve James overcame doubt—his and others'—to create 'America to Me'||Filmmaker Steve James’s work—including the Oscar-nominated Hoop Dreams and Abacus—has won him critical acclaim galore and goodwill in the town where he lives, Oak Park. But when he set out to create his 10-part documentary series America to Me—a||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood Network star Jeff Mauro talks about that time a guy in the audience died||Something different for the Chicago Public Square Newscast (and Podcast) series this time: A visit with Food Network star and Chicago native Jeff Mauro. He joined the Wednesday Journal Conversations series May 15, 2018, to talk about his life and times||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!' host Peter Sagal tells his not-favorite things||Let Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s incredibly successful Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, tell you this: He hates the show’s name. He also hates the place where he creates that show. You’ll learn why as you listen to a podcast of my onstage interview w||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Axelrod: From Oak Park to the White House||When President Obama’s former chief strategist—now University of Chicago Institute of Politics founder and CNN senior political commentator—David Axelrod agreed to return to his old suburban neighborhood to kick off the Wednesday Journal newspape||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|