On Sunday, June 25, WORT will be holding its annual meeting. The meeting will beheld at the Art In Gallery at 1444 East Washington Avenue in Madison from 3-7 pm. Parking and the entrance are at the rear of the building. On the agenda: voting for eight new members of the station’s Board of Directors […]
Tragedy at Turner Hall, and the deadly rule of three … a milestone for urban renewal … and Ed Garvey climbs another rung on the leadership ladder – as a moderate.
This week in 1961, Madison police were dealing with marauding gangs of unruly teens creating havoc on State Street. Exactly seven years later, they were confronting serious charges of racism.
Madison, mid-July 1968. The UW Regents, now dominated by appointees of Republican Gov. Warren Knowles. strike back at students. And new radical Ald. Paul Soglin makes his presence felt.
It’s Mayor Otto Festge and the cops against Chancellor Fleming and the students … a sharp partisan fight in a non-partisan setting … and the queen of the cop shop gets her comeuppance.
First week of July, 1967 — patriotism and protest in city parks, big developments in educational administration and housing, and a weekend for the ages at the new County Coliseum.