A special event, free and open to the public! Please join us at the Barrymore Theatre to celebrate the release of Madison in the Sixties with award-winning author and Madisonian Stu Levitan. Stu will be introduced by Mayor Paul Soglin. Doors open at 6pm, event begins at 7pm. The event is free, but please RSVP […]
History doesn’t live only in dusty tomes, bureaucratic archives and curated antiques. It also lives in the minds and memories of those who were there. Madison’s Living History Project, sponsored by the Madison Public Library, tries to find long-time Madison residents, get them in a conversation about where they came from, and where they’ve been, […]
Labor peace comes to the east side … the shopping shape of things to come … the clothes come off, the show doesn’t go on … and a big week for hecklers.
Local historian Stu Levitan takes us back to the second week in April, 1960.
(WORT) — Madison referenda in the 60’s dealt with more than just streets, sewers, and schools. Stu Levitan reports on votes on war and peace, urban renewal, intellectual infrastructure and the future of mass transit.
(WORT) — In the this week’s Madison History Podcast, local historian Stu Levitan takes us back to this week in 1962.