Turkey jails more journalists than any other country in the world – yet still it draws them. On Monday August 5th, Jenna Pope and Barbara Wright joined our host John Quinlan on A Public Affair to discuss contemporary and historical Turkey, its recent volatile political history, and its status as a place of progress.
On Monday July 29th, host John Quinlan sat down with Ron McCrea to talk about his newest book, “Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss”. Ron McCrea is award wining journalist who has worked for the Capital Times here in Madison where he served here for a decade as city editor.
On Monday July 22nd, host John Quinlan discussed solutions to addressing poverty with David Riemer, an advocate for Milwaukee’s Community Advocates Public Policy Institute and Dane County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner, a member of Dane County’s newly-established Poverty Commission.
On the Monday, June 24th A Public Affair, host John Quinlan was joined by anti-drone activists to talk about issues of drone warfare and national and statewide efforts to turn back the use of drones.
On the Monday, June 17th A Public Affair, host John Quinlan talked with two major humanitarian forces in Madison. For the first half of the show, he talked with Callen Harty, a local theater presence, GLBTQ advocate and survivor of childhood sexual abuse. During the second half of the show, John Quinlan was joined by Charlie Daniel, who will receive the 18th Rev. James C. Wright Human Rights Award from Mayor Paul Soglin on Tuesday, June 18th.
On Monday, June 10th host John Quinlan talked with Christine Walley about her book “Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago.” This book centers around inter-generational stories of families, including Walley’s own family, who were affected by the closing of steel mills in Chicago.