The Madison BookBeat interview with Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten, editor of “Justice For All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee,” (Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2019) the late civil rights leader, attorney and Wisconsin State Representative who fought a successful 12-year legal battle to desegregate the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Madison Book Beat host Stu Levitan sits down with Jonathan Kasparek, author of a new biography of the Wisconsin Senator Bill Proxmire, Proxmire: Bulldog of the Senate (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019). Jonathan Kasparek is assistant professor at University of Wisconsin- Waukesha. He’s the author of Fighting Son: A Biography of Phillip F. La Follette, […]
For the inaugural episode of Madison BookBeat, host Stu Levitan sits down with the renowned Madison-based musician and author Ben Sidran. Sidran is a jazz pianist and recording artist with 35 solo albums, lyricist of a rock classic, record and video producer, and award-winning broadcaster. He’s also author of four books, Black Talk, A Life in the Music […]