WORT FM host Patty Peltekos speaks with journalist Jeremy Scahill, author of several books on US foreign policy and national security. His latest book is The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program.
WORT kicks off the Fall Pledge Drive, “In Nobody’s Pocket But Yours” on September 19th with a special visit from Jeremy Scahill. The author of Blackwater and Dirty Wars is coming to Madison for a special book signing event at the Madison Central Library for his new book, The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret […]
For many of us, especially students, parents, teachers, school staff, Labor Day signals the end of the summer break and the beginning of a new school year, but there is a lot more to it. Today Patty Peltekos talks with Ron Martin, the new president of the Wisconsin Education Association Council, to discuss what’s happened in our public schools […]
Today, Patty hosts Scott Dye and Mary Dougherty, discussing a frequent yet very important topic on the show: clean water. Scott Dye, a regional representative with the Socially Responsible Agriculture Project, also known as SRAP. Scott Dye owns a 130-acre farm in northern Missouri, where his neighbors include the eighty thousand hogs of a concentrated […]
Tuesday, August 9th, is Wisconsin’s partisan primary election. In anticipation of this, Patty Peltekos talks with Dane County District Attorney candidates – incumbent Ismael Ozanne and his challenger, Assistant District Attorney Bob Jambois. In this election, you can vote for candidates from one party, and one party only. The polls will open tomorrow at 7:00 […]
On today’s A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos discusses Wisconsin voting issues with Andrea Kaminski, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and Erin Grunze, education director of the organization. Wisconsin’s partisan primary election is next Tuesday, August 9th. Dane County voters will select the candidates for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state representative, and at the county level, […]