Productions

WILL - Productions - November 03, 2013 ~ Comment (0)

The Changing Military

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(Duration: 58:40)

A horse-drawn caisson carries a casket and leads family members through Arlington National Cemetery.

When 12- and 13-year-old University Laboratory High School students interviewed veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, the students’ age and inexperience may have enabled them to get better stories from the people who served.



WILL - Productions - August 28, 2010 ~ Comment (0)

2010: From East To West: Journeying Through The Lives Of Asian-Americans In Champaign-Urbana

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Sharon Lee never felt like she fit in growing up in Cleveland in the ’70s and ’80s. As the only Korean American at her high school, she was asked if she knew karate or if she was related to Bruce Lee. “I was very aware, when I was very young, of not being white, and I really struggled with that, growing up, feeling embarrassed about my parents, not feeling like I fit in, always wishing I was taller and had bigger eyes,” she said.

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WILL - Productions - September 27, 2008 ~ Comment (0)

2008: Competing Against Discrimination: Achieving Equality In Athletics At The U of I

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(Duration: 57:44)

Students in the class of 2011 researched and interviewed 16 people who overcame obstacles because of race, gender or disability, talking to them about their experiences, said Uni student Maria Gao, who along with Anne Machesky, produced the hour-long documentary, Competing Against Discrimination: Achieving Equality in Athletics at the University of Illinois. It aired at 6 pm Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, on WILL-AM 580.


WILL - Productions - August 11, 2004 ~ Comment (0)

2004: In The Wake of Brown: Stories Of Integration And Struggle

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(Duration: 53:02)

Linda Brown Smith

In a radio documentary approximately 60 Urbana University High School subfreshmen looked at how African Americans in central Illinois combated racism in their schools and communities after the Brown v. Board of Education court decision.