On Monday December 16th on A Public Affair, our host John Quinlan was joined by guest is David Laskin, author to discuss his latest book, of “The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century”. Spanning 150 years, and the different experiences of various branches of his Jewish family in Eastern Europe, Palestine, and the US, it’s a book written with the evocatively lyrical style of great fiction, in evoking fascinating individual stories amidst the backdrop of events both tragic and uplifting.
On Monday December 9th, our host John Quinlan was joined by Susan Carle, author of “Defining the Struggle:National Organizing for Racial Justice 1880-1910” to discuss how she counters traditional histories that often identify this as a period of stagnation for civil rights, instead pointing to many groups and individuals who laid the foundation for what was to come.
On this special edition of A Public Affair, we remembered Gene and Linda Farley. Two people that not only had a positive impacted on the Madison area, but also those around them.
Have you ever wondered how the Civil War relates to Wisconsin and what part citizens of Wisconsin played in the war? Find out more on this edition of APA.
Do you remember where you were the day John F. Kennedy was shot? Capital Times Editor Emeritus Dave Zweifel does.
Arizona has received a lot of national attention due to its controversial policies and standpoints on immigration.