A Public Affair

Monday

John Quinlan

John Quinlan

Tuesday

Carousel Bayrd

Carousel Bayrd

Wednesday

Karma Chavez and Tim Hansel

Karma Chavez & Tim Hansel

Thursday

Allen Ruff

Allen Ruff

Friday

Esty Dinur

Esty Dinur

A Public Affair is WORT‘s daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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Healthy Rights are Civil Rights

07/23/14 1:30 PM | A Public Affair

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Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision

07/22/14 2:03 PM | A Public Affair

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Juvenile Prison Today

07/21/14 1:57 PM | A Public Affair

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Israeli Attacks on Gaza

07/18/14 1:41 PM | A Public Affair

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Strike Back

07/17/14 2:07 PM | A Public Affair

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Proposed New Dane County Jail

07/16/14 2:36 PM | A Public Affair

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Political Polarization in the U.S.

07/15/14 1:38 PM | A Public Affair

source: http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/12118.html Is our country as politically divided as some say? Are Americans as starkly opposed in their views as many political media outlets suggest? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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LGBT Philanthropy

07/14/14 2:01 PM | A Public Affair

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The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union

07/11/14 1:35 PM | A Public Affair

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Race Movements and White Supremacy

07/10/14 1:39 PM | A Public Affair

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A Public Affair
A Public Affair
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John Quinlan, Carousel Bayrd, Tim Hansel, Karma Chavez, Allen Ruff, & Esty Dinur
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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