On Thursday April 18th, host Allen Ruff interviewed Jeremiah Goulka, author of the timely piece on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, “Iraq Is Such a House of Trauma, It Doesn’t Take Much to Get PTSD.” Allen discussed with Goulka his observations and experience with what amounts to something approaching “national trauma.”
On Wednesday April 17th, host John Quinlan interviewed Todd Price about the book he co-edited, “Defending Public Education from Corporate Takeover.”
On Tuesday April 16th, Norm Stockwell subbing for Anjuli Brekke interviewed Roger Lipsey, author of the book, “HAMMARSKJÖLD: A Life.” Lipsey is an author, art historian, editor, and translator, and has written on a wide range of topics and intellectual figures.
On Monday April 15th, host Tim Hansel interviewed Jason Stein and Patrick Marley about their recent book, “More than They Bargained For: Scott Walker, Unions, and the Fight for Wisconsin.”
On Friday April 12th, Jan Levine Thal hosted a special Film Festival edition of A Public Affair. She spoke with three directors whose films were featured at this years Wisconsin Film Fest.
On Thursday April 11th, host Allen Ruff spoke with Tim Shorrock about the current situation in North Korea. Shorrock is the author of “Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing.” He grew up in Japan and South Korea and has been reporting about Korea since the 1970s for many publications at home and abroad.