Lincoln Grahlfs, one of the oldest navy survivors of post WWII atomic bomb testing in the Pacific, and author of the book “Voices from Ground Zero”, talks about his experiences during the testing and health issues he and other veterans have faced in the subsequent 60+ years since their exposure to fallout.
Diane Ravitch, educator, co-founder of the Network for Public Education, and supporter of charter schools under George H.W. Bush, has reversed her support and become an outspoken critic of charter schools — due to poor management, scandals, and performance which, compared with public schools, has been mediocre at best.
Sam Mihara, who, as a 9-year-old was sent with his family to a Japanese internment camp during World War II, recounts some of his memories.
Local historian Bobbie Malone talks about the Memory Cloth Circle’s “Truth Project” currently on display at the Madison Central Library.
Daniel I. Weiner, Senior Counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, talks about what could and couldn’t be learned should the President’s tax returns be release, and the potential for closing loopholes in this process.
You’ve heard of genetically modified crops — corn, cotton, soybeans, potatoes — engineered to be herbicide and pest resistant, but have you heard of genetically modified Eucalyptus? A company called Arborgen wants to bring GMO Eucalyptus to the U. S., and Anne Petermann from the Global Justice Ecology Project talks about this potentially invasive and […]