(WORT) — Last week, we heard about Peterson’s political activities while he was an undergraduate at the UW. In the third installment of the series, Peterson tells us about life after graduation when he and his young family moved to New York.
(WORT) — This week we cover the finger pointing over Oscar Mayer leaving Madison, tenure trouble at the University of Wisconsin, the loss of the state’s only nude beach, and Elizabeth DiNovella puts Bo Ryan in the penalty box.
(WORT) — Franklynn Peterson is a retired journalist and activist who reported on civil rights issues in the 1960’s and 70’s in New York City, the south and Appalachia. He now lives in Madison. Peterson sat down with Helena White to discuss his life of activism. Here is the second installment of the series.
(WORT) — With the recent emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, it is helpful to take a look back at the history of other important Civil Rights organizations. WORT’s own Helena White has produced a news series of interviews with veteran Civil Rights journalist, activist and Madisonian Franklynn Peterson. Here is the first installment […]