“Sifting and Winnowing and Film Burning: The Film UW Restricted” will be presented this Sunday, April 18 at 6 p.m. on PBS Wisconsin, presented by PBS Wisconsin and the UW Public History Project. You can register for the event here. The program features never before seen footage exposing housing discrimination in 1962 Madison. The brainchild […]
Madison in the Sixties – the film the UW suppressed. In the summer of 1960, local NAACP president Lloyd Barbee wanted to expose housing discrimination in the Madison rental market. So he proposed to the University of Wisconsin-Extension Bureau of Audio- Visual Instruction that instructor Stuart Hanisch produce a film to be called “To Find […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten to discuss the book she edited about her father, “Justice For All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee,” published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Lloyd Augustus Barbee was an attorney, a state legislator, and the man who fought and won a […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers. Stu Levitan welcomes back to Madison BookBeat R. Richard (Dick) Wagner, to continue the conversation about his new book, Coming Out, Moving Forward: Wisconsin’s Recent Gay History. It’s the companion volume to his award- winning book We’ve Been Here All Along: Wisconsin’s Early Gay History. Both are from […]
The Madison BookBeat interview with Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten, editor of “Justice For All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee,” (Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2019) the late civil rights leader, attorney and Wisconsin State Representative who fought a successful 12-year legal battle to desegregate the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Carousel interviews Daphne Barbee-Wooten, daughter of Wisconsin civil rights leader Lloyd A. Barbee and editor of a book of his selected writings called “Justice For All.”