(WORT) — The 1960s were a tumultuous time and Madison was not excluded from the action. Local historian Stu Levitan now tells us how the era of sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll made the Mad City.
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(WORT) — Thursday night, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee played host to the latest Democratic presidential debate between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Dylan Brogan was there for the historic debate and filed this report.
Guest interviewer Nadya Ponce, of Mexico City, talks to Madison’s first “latino” poet laureate Óscar Mireles. Mireles talks about his work—particularly the editing of I Didn’t Know There Were Latinos in Wisconsin–, his origins, and how he learned to speak Spanish.
(WORT) — This week, we cover a small victory for Tiny Houses, legislation making it easier to privatize public water utilities, and the new tenure policy brewing at the University of Wisconsin.
(WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State address this week. The Governor was to turn the corner on a failed presidential run in 2015 and lackluster approval ratings.