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Whispering As-salaamu Alaikum

In this fourth episode of 800 Miles from Ground Zero:9/11's Impact on Central Illinois we foucs on how 9/11 impacted the lives of Muslims across the country and locally in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. We cover the struggles that many Muslims experienced due to 9/11 and how they have overcome these challenges and continue to thrive in America today. 

Liberty vs. Security: Domestic Policy Post 9/11

In episode three of 800 Miles from Ground Zero: 9/11's Impact on Central Illinois we learn some of the different ways in which the United States as a whole changed, including information about the PATRIOT Act, new flight and travel regulations, and homeland security. 

The Frontlines: War and Protest After 9/11

In this second episode of 800 Miles from Ground Zero: 9/11's Impact on Central Illinois, we learn that one of the direct results of 9/11 was America intervening in the Middle East through the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Despite having strong support when they first started, the wars resulted in intense controversies throughout the United States.. This episode features multiple veterans, anti-war activists, and experts to understand the different perspectives on the post-9/11 wars.

7:46 AM CST 9/11/2001

The first plane hit the World Trade Center in NYC at 7:46 CST in the morning  in 2001. In this first episode of 800 Miles from Ground Zero: 9/11's Impact on Central Illinois listeners hear memories from this day and the weeks following from a variety of people currently living in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois who recount their experiences during a time that horrified, traumatized, and brought together a nation.

Immigrants’ Journeys: Challenges and Opportunities - Radio Documentary

War. Poverty. Politics. Economic and educational opportunities. These are some of the reasons people from around the world have come to central Illinois as asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants. Hear their stories of overcoming and persevering in Immigrants' Journeys: Challenges and Opportunities in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois a new documentary by Uni High.

Illinois Radio Reader

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The Illinois Radio Reader is a free radio service for the blind and visually impaired community of east central Illinois. Visit the Illinois Radio Reader site.

Illinois Edition of PBS LearningMedia

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Illinois Edition of PBS LearningMedia is a dynamic platform offering the best of public media content and produced specifically for PreK-16 teachers. With free access to over 22,000 high-quality resources tied to national standards, teachers can download, save and share exactly what they need for an inspired classroom experience. Visit Illinois Edition of PBS LearningMedia.