Many of us identify as Americans because we were born in the United States. However, for some being born here doesn’t necessarily mean you feel completely connected to our spacious skies and amber waves of grain. In this edition of Radio Chipstone contributor gianofer fields introduces us to Lynn. Lynn identifies as a daughter, a […]
Make your holiday shopping season historic at the Society’s Friends and Family Sale! Shoppers will receive up to 40% off more than 100 Wisconsin Historical Society Press books by well-known Wisconsin authors as well as on gifts, historic images, gift memberships, and much more at this special sale only available on-site at Society Headquarters. Don’t […]
Stu Levitan presents an illustrated talk on Madison, 1969, adapted from his new book “Madison in the SIxties” (Wisconsin Historical Society Press)
Would you bike more around Madison if it weren’t for a particularly sketchy intersection? What If you had a more connected bike path network? Earlier this year a group of local cyclists launched Madison Bikes, an advocacy group with the goal of making the city’s bicycling network more accessible and comfortable for people. In fact, […]
This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates the poem “The Confession Chair” from Muhammad al-Maghout of Syria and connects with his correspondent in Alexandria, Egypt. Sabi also reports on Damascus, Syria, The Wisconsin Center For Peace and Justice, and the book Obama and the Middle East by Faraz A. Gerges. Music this week from Arabica […]
City Year Milwaukee stormed Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday, February 8, 2013. They came dressed in full uniform: red jackets, khaki pants, white collared shirts and Timberland boots. In other words, they were hard to miss as they flooded the UWMadison campus and Capitol.