On Monday, WORT will feature two special live broadcasts honoring the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From noon to 2pm, we will simulcast the State of Wisconsin tribute and ceremony at the Capitol, hosted by Dr. Jonathan Overby. The program will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King with […]
While Democratic presidential candidates sparred in the last debate before the Iowa caucuses, President Trump held his campaign stop in Milwaukee Tuesday night. Speaking to a packed crowd of more than 12,000 supporters at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Trump delivered a ninety minute speech that touched on his promises for national security, the economy, immigration, […]
Diaspora host Terry O’ caught up with folk singer Steve Forbert before his show at The Winnebago in Madison. Originally aired Thursday, January 9th.
WORT staff and volunteers lost a member of our family during the holidays. Theodora Christensen passed away peacefully on the Solstice, December 21, surrounded by her family. If you regularly call to donate to WORT during our pledge drives you probably talked to Theodora at least once. She was happy being a part of making […]
Throughout history, fabric has been used, produced, and altered by humans. We have engineered textiles to allow humans to survive in space and Antarctica. Fabric has clothed our best athletes and with-stood ocean winds on sailboats. Author Kassia St Clair researched fabric in her second book The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History. She joins us […]
The local evening news takes a look at marijuana in Wisconsin in 2019: various executive and legislative moves to decriminalize marijuana or legalize it for medical purposes, issues in the state’s burgeoning hemp industry, a journalism project on the disproportionate outcomes of prohibition, and the social justice provisions included in Illinois’ legalization that begins January […]