The May Day gathering of the Oak Apple Morris Dancers is still one of Madison’s best-kept secrets. Every year at dawn, the English folk-dancing troupe partakes in a spring ritual that is older than time itself. Darien Lamen takes us there.
Members of Wisconsin Wave and a half dozen other groups and organizations meet at the station to talk about Earth Day and to relate Earth Day here with May Day Global Climate Convergence events in Wisconsin.
On Wednesday, May 1st, host Tim Hansel talked with long-time labor leader and union member Kenneth Germanson about May 1st celebrations, the rise of the labor movement in the United States, and the Bay View Massacre.