On the Monday, June 3rd show of A Public Affair, host Stu Levitan talked with author Michael Zweig about his book “The Working-Class Majority”. This book discusses issues of class and class stigmatization in America.
MADISON (WORT) — Olbrich Park is one of Madison’s largest lakefront parks. But the story behind the park’s namesake Michael Olbrich is a tragic one. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — Each year, Madisonians celebrate Atwoodfest, named for the neighborhood and thoroughfare on the city’s east side. David Atwood, the street’s namesake, was one of Madison’s first mayors and his legacy is still felt today. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — A century ago, Madisonians got around not by car or bus but by electric trolley. This turn of the century mode of transit help shape Madison’s urban landscape. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — The Orton Park Fest on Madison’s near east side is the longest-running free music celebration in the city. This year, the festival celebrated its 50th anniversary but many are unaware of the park’s controversial namesake, former Madison Mayor Harlow Orton.
MADISON (WORT) — This week 115 years ago, tens of thousands of people flocked to the Capitol Square for the one and only Carnival of 1900. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.