Madison in the Sixties
(WORT) — The 1960s were a tumultuous time and Madison was not excluded from the action. Local historian Stu Levitan now tells us how the era of sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll made the Mad City.
(WORT) — The City-County Building on Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard is actually the second home of Madison government. From the beginning, Madison’s original City Hall, built in 1858, just wasn’t meant to be.
(WORT) — As Washington scrambles to understand the new political reality created by the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Stu Levitan looks back at influential Wisconsinite William Freeman Vilas.
(WORT) — It was five decades ago voted to close Madison Central High School. In tonight’s Madison History Podcast, Stu Levitan tells us what led to the school being shuttered.
(WORT) — Given the crisis in Flint, Madison historian Stu Levitan explains how Madison’s Public Water System was born.
(WORT) — The Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center has been prominent fixture of the Madison skyline for nearly two decades. However, famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright originally proposed Monona Terrace way back in 1939.