Helicopter pilots and crew played a crucial role in the Vietnam War, and over 4,700 lost their lives in battle. Bob Hesselbein of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association discusses his group’s proposed memorial to the pilots in Arlington National Cemetery, as well as their function in the war. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – VHPA Memorial
Over 1,500 children in the Madison area will be homeless this holiday season, but that doesn’t mean they have to be without gifts on Christmas Day. Two volunteers from Santas Without Chimneys join us to talk about the group’s mission and the ways we can still get involved to make a great holiday for everyone. […]
The Army Corps of Engineers announced last week that they would not grant the easement necessary for building the Dakota Access Pipeline under a portion of the Missouri River located near the Standing Rock Reservation. Just back from Standing Rock, Adam Faletti of The People’s Project and Airto Castaneda discuss the scene after the announcement […]
This Thursday, Wisconsin officially begins its statewide recount of votes cast in the presidential election. UW-Madison political science professor David Canon talks with Tony about how it’s proceeding, why it’s taking place, and whether Wisconsin’s voting system is susceptible to inaccurate tabulation.
On Wednesday, December 7th, Madison’s Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation hosts a plant sale and musical “Funkraiser” at the Majestic Theatre. Two of Ceiba’s members join us to talk about the event and the organization’s work. Ceiba Foundation Website Funkraiser Details
Donald Trump’s election has raised concerns among the immigrant community in Wisconsin about his proposed mass deportations and racial scapegoating. Voces De La Frontera has been holding forums and spreading information about the legal rights of immigrants. Operations Director Nancy Flores talks with Tony about the organization’s recent work. Voces De La Frontera Website Phone: […]