Created by Chicago Public Radio in 2006, Chicago Amplified is a web-based audio archive of the most exciting and informative public programming happening throughout the Chicago region.
The project strives to increase access to ongoing public discourse and encourage us all to join it. Audio files are available for streaming or download.
Here are just a few of the events you can listen to from Chicago Amplified:
- Chicago native Michael Hainey discusses his memoir, After Visiting Friends »
- Science writer Neil Shubin presents his new book, The Universe Within »
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses her memoir, My Beloved World »
- Greg Borzo discusses his new book, Chicago Cable Cars »
- Author Walter Mosley in conversation with author and civic leader Sylvia Ewing »
- Marie Tillman in conversation with Jon Krakauer »
- Book Thief author Markus Zusak in conversation with Dawn Turner Trice »
- Don DeLillo reads from and discusses The Angel Esmeralda »
- Activist Paul Rusesabagina discusses his autobiography, An Ordinary Man, and taking action against injustice »
Take this opportunity to explore new topics and share others’ experiences through educational events facilitated by some of the world’s foremost scholars, authors, artists, policymakers and community leaders.