(WORT) — Fifty-two years ago, the nation was stunned by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In this week’s episode, Stu Levitan describes how Madison reacted to the tragic news and the historical footnote that ties our city to that horrific day.
(WORT) — In this episode of the Madison History Podcast, Stu Levitan remembers one of the University of Wisconsin’s most respected leaders, Charles Van Hise.
(WORT) — Unless Kraft Heinz reverses their decision, it appears that Oscar Mayer will be leaving town after nearly a century in Madison. But how did the famed hot dog maker ever make it to Wisconsin’s Capitol City? Here’s the Madison History Podcast with Stu Levitan.
(WORT) — Stu tells us about early Madisonians’ struggle to provide quality healthcare to its citizens.
MADISON (WORT) — This week 115 years ago, tens of thousands of people flocked to the Capitol Square for the one and only Carnival of 1900. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — Olbrich Park is one of Madison’s largest lakefront parks. But the story behind the park’s namesake Michael Olbrich is a tragic one. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.