Today’s show is a blend of history, storytelling, singing, and solidarity previewing the special performance “Joe Hill: Alive as You and Me,” taking place this evening (Thursday, April 7) at 7:30 PM at the Dark Horse ArtBar, 756 E. Washington in Madison. Free admission. Full details can be found at the Facebook event.
For this hour of radio, folk singer Tom Kastle performs several songs, historian Paul Buhle offers a history of the Wobblies, labor educator Frank Emspak connects the labor history to today’s struggles, and David Simmons of Fermat’s Last Theater Co. relates how “Joe Hill: Alive as You and Me” came to be.
Cover image courtesy of Fermat’s Last Theater Co.