This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting act. Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the act into law, saying: It announces to the world that our Nation wants more than just material wealth; our Nation wants more than a “chicken in every pot.” We in America have an appetite for […]
The last two weeks, Lilada had the opportunity to travel to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Today she shares her experience with Dayanara Marte and Bernadette Adora Jones, on the phone from Chicago and Puerto Plata. Bernadette Jones is a writer, traveler, and a retired Federal Officer after a 26-year commitment to Civil Rights in […]
Tuesday, voters across the United States will cast their ballots for President, the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and a host of state and local partisan races. Buzz host Brian Standing checks in on the current state of the two major parties with University of Wisconsin Political Science Professor — and guest host on […]
Do you have an insatiable curiosity about the world? Do you like to share what you learn with others? Do you love to talk to people– and find out what moves them? Do you find yourself provoking conversations with your friends and coworkers about the news of the day? WORT has an opening for a talk […]
In the first half of the show, A Public Affair host Carousel Bayrd talks with Jenni Dye, research director at one Wisconsin Now, about justice Rebecca Bradley and the WI race for Supreme Court. In the second half, Carousel talks with Sharon Corrigan, Dane County Board Chair, about the Alliant Energy Center.
Today on A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos talks with Kermit Hovey and Marybeth Elliot from 350 Madison, a grassroots citizens group, about the Enbridge pipeline expansion.