Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 9:00pm
America was founded in part on religious principles, and it's common to debate the influence God has played on American history and politics. But what about America's influence on God? Joy Cardin talks to a guest who has explored America's religious history and says our country has played a significant role in how God is portrayed and seen nationally--and even globally.
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00am
Dolly the Sheep, the birth of The Daily Show, and the death of Tupac Shakur are on this year's Beloit College Mindset List, which details many of the cultural landmarks the college freshmen of 2014 either have in common or might be too young to understand. Joy Cardin talks to the authors of list about what’s on it this year, and what they hope we take away.
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7:00am
According to the latest Marquette University Law School Poll, Gov. Scott Walker leads Democratic challenger Mary Burke among registered voters, but Burke leads among likely voters. This week on the campaign trail, Joy Cardin talks with pollster Charles Franklin about why he says it’s “quite striking” how little has changed this summer, and about where residents stand on job creation, Act 10, and other issues.
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 8:00am
Late-night comedians not only make people laugh, but according to Joy Cardin’s guest author, they play a crucial role in political discourse. He discusses the effects that David Letterman, Jay Leno, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and others have had on political institutions, politicians, and the behavior on the voting public.