articles tagged "John Quinlan"

The Family

Monday, 16 December 2013 | A Public Affair
Cover of The Family

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. more »

Defining the Struggle

Monday, 9 December 2013 | A Public Affair
Defining the Struggle cover

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. more »

Celebrating the Lives of Gene and Linda Farley

Monday, 2 December 2013 | A Public Affair
Linda and Gene Farley

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. more »

Letters Home to Sarah

Monday, 25 November 2013 | A Public Affair
cover to letters home to sarah

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. more »

50th Anniversary of Kennedy Assassination Remembered

Monday, 18 November 2013 | A Public Affair
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Do you remember where you were the day John F. Kennedy was shot? Capital Times Editor Emeritus Dave Zweifel does. more »

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