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WBEZ's critically-acclaimed bio-podcast series explores how an icon is made.

Latest Episodes

Beyoncé BONUS: Fearlessly Herself

In the lead up to Beyoncé's solo album debut, Dangerously in Love, a lot was at stake. She was hoping to break out not only as a solo artist, but as a star on multiple levels — music, endorsements and film. Along the way she’d find love, but she’d also have to battle doubt, even within the record label.

32 MINMAR 6
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Beyoncé BONUS: Fearlessly Herself

Beyoncé 3: Destiny Begins

After Girls Tyme dissolves, Beyoncé and the other girls begin building their new group, Destiny’s Child. Finally, things start to click.

33 MIN2019 NOV 28
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Beyoncé 3: Destiny Begins

Beyoncé 2: Star Search

After failing to secure a record deal, Beyoncé and the members of Girls Tyme try another avenue to success: a TV talent competition. The girls are poised and ready for the national spotlight, but tensions in the group are rising behind the scenes.

37 MIN2019 NOV 22
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Beyoncé 2: Star Search

Beyoncé 1: Girls Tyme

Before the Grammys, before the platinum records, before Destiny’s Child, there was just a shy girl growing up in Houston. We follow Beyoncé Knowles from the stages of local talent shows to her first crack at a record deal with the group Girls Tyme.

51 MIN2019 NOV 15
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Beyoncé 1: Girls Tyme

Trailer: Making Beyoncé

From the makers ofMaking Obama, WBEZ Chicago presentsMaking Beyoncé, a new three-part bio-podcast series that explores Beyoncé Knowles’ rise from local talent shows to global musical icon. Find episodes ofMaking Beyoncé right here beginning Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

1 MIN2019 NOV 1
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Trailer: Making Beyoncé

Obama BONUS: The Decision

Just two and a half years after his 2004 Democratic National Convention speech, Barack Obama announced he was running for president.

21 MIN2018 APR 10
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Obama BONUS: The Decision

Obama 6: Yes We Can!

EBarack Obama burst onto the national stage during his U.S. Senate run. Hear how ambition and luck propelled him to Washington. wbez.org/making

58 MIN2018 MAR 15
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Obama 6: Yes We Can!

Obama 5: Up Or Out

EFormer president Barack Obama has only lost one election in his life. It was in 2000, and that defeat set him on the course for his eventual U.S. Senate run. Making Obama is a production of listener-supported WBEZ Chicago. Support WBEZ and the future of podcasts like this at https://wbez.org/making

55 MIN2018 MAR 8
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Obama 5: Up Or Out

Obama 4: Wait Your Turn

EIn 2000, Barack Obama ran for Congress against a Chicago political legend. It became a contest about race and identity.

56 MIN2018 MAR 1
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Obama 4: Wait Your Turn

Obama 3: You Don’t Say No To Barack

EFormer President Barack Obama won his first political seat in 1996. Hear what he had to learn, and the conflicts he faced, to get there. wbez.org/making

56 MIN2018 FEB 22
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Obama 3: You Don’t Say No To Barack

Latest Episodes

Beyoncé BONUS: Fearlessly Herself

In the lead up to Beyoncé's solo album debut, Dangerously in Love, a lot was at stake. She was hoping to break out not only as a solo artist, but as a star on multiple levels — music, endorsements and film. Along the way she’d find love, but she’d also have to battle doubt, even within the record label.

32 MINMAR 6
Comments
Beyoncé BONUS: Fearlessly Herself

Beyoncé 3: Destiny Begins

After Girls Tyme dissolves, Beyoncé and the other girls begin building their new group, Destiny’s Child. Finally, things start to click.

33 MIN2019 NOV 28
Comments
Beyoncé 3: Destiny Begins

Beyoncé 2: Star Search

After failing to secure a record deal, Beyoncé and the members of Girls Tyme try another avenue to success: a TV talent competition. The girls are poised and ready for the national spotlight, but tensions in the group are rising behind the scenes.

37 MIN2019 NOV 22
Comments
Beyoncé 2: Star Search

Beyoncé 1: Girls Tyme

Before the Grammys, before the platinum records, before Destiny’s Child, there was just a shy girl growing up in Houston. We follow Beyoncé Knowles from the stages of local talent shows to her first crack at a record deal with the group Girls Tyme.

51 MIN2019 NOV 15
Comments
Beyoncé 1: Girls Tyme

Trailer: Making Beyoncé

From the makers ofMaking Obama, WBEZ Chicago presentsMaking Beyoncé, a new three-part bio-podcast series that explores Beyoncé Knowles’ rise from local talent shows to global musical icon. Find episodes ofMaking Beyoncé right here beginning Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

1 MIN2019 NOV 1
Comments
Trailer: Making Beyoncé

Obama BONUS: The Decision

Just two and a half years after his 2004 Democratic National Convention speech, Barack Obama announced he was running for president.

21 MIN2018 APR 10
Comments
Obama BONUS: The Decision

Obama 6: Yes We Can!

EBarack Obama burst onto the national stage during his U.S. Senate run. Hear how ambition and luck propelled him to Washington. wbez.org/making

58 MIN2018 MAR 15
Comments
Obama 6: Yes We Can!

Obama 5: Up Or Out

EFormer president Barack Obama has only lost one election in his life. It was in 2000, and that defeat set him on the course for his eventual U.S. Senate run. Making Obama is a production of listener-supported WBEZ Chicago. Support WBEZ and the future of podcasts like this at https://wbez.org/making

55 MIN2018 MAR 8
Comments
Obama 5: Up Or Out

Obama 4: Wait Your Turn

EIn 2000, Barack Obama ran for Congress against a Chicago political legend. It became a contest about race and identity.

56 MIN2018 MAR 1
Comments
Obama 4: Wait Your Turn

Obama 3: You Don’t Say No To Barack

EFormer President Barack Obama won his first political seat in 1996. Hear what he had to learn, and the conflicts he faced, to get there. wbez.org/making

56 MIN2018 FEB 22
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Obama 3: You Don’t Say No To Barack
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