Over Ada Deer’s life, she has been a social worker, activist, professor, lobbyist, and author. She joins host Chali Pittman in studio to talk about her life, work, and American Indian history. Ada Deer grew up on the Menominee Reservation, and she graduated from UW–Madison with a degree in social work. She later taught courses […]
Della Hansmann is a local architect with a penchant for mid-century modern ranch homes. She documents ranches in Madison on Instagram account at @midmodmidwest, and helps owners of ranch homes remodel their houses through her business of the same name. She sat down with WORT Interim News Director Chali Pittman to talk about her cover […]
In this week’s review, we’ll hear from filmmaker Ken Burns about his new country music documentary, state lawmakers considering legalizing medical marijuana and body cam bills, municipalities asking state lawmakers to take action on gun violence, and a quick thinking eleven-year-old who may have helped stop a spate of assaults in Madison.
Nearly 200 local government leaders across Wisconsin are asking state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to come to the table to talk about gun safety. Producer Chali Pittman has the story.
A new public history project at UW-Madison aims to uncover the histories of those at the university who were marginalized and discriminated against. Chali Pittman sat down with the project’s director, Kacie Lucchini Butcher.
As Madison grapples with its selection as a preferred site for a squadron of the Air Force’s newest fighters and faces a mixture of opposition and support from community leaders, the first of the Air Force’s new F-35 fighter jets touched down in Burlington, Vermont last week. To learn more about how the F-35 bed-down […]