Sunday, March 16, 2014, 4:00pm
The philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche has become an important part of American thinking. But what does the American interpretation of Nietzsche's writings tell us about the American character? Historian Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen provides insights into the life and writing of the iconic thinker.
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 4:00pm
While celebrating the power of love and the triumph of good over evil, Handel's opera "Julius Caesar" has some of the drama and music that made the composer the talk of London. Florentine Opera director William Florescu and cast members take us behind the scenes for their March 28 and 30 Milwaukee production.
Sunday, March 30, 2014, 4:00pm
Over the centuries, Portuguese, Arabs, Germans, English, and a profusion of various native peoples have converged in what is now known as Tanzania. What are the prospects for the future of a country that has experienced colonialism, socialism, and free enterprise? Historian Emily Callaci wil ltake us through the unusual story of two countries that became one.
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 4:00pm
Although they were outnumbered and had suffered many casualties, Sauk and Fox warriors held off government forces long enough to allow their people to retreat across the Wisconsin River. Historian Patrick Jung tells the story of Chief Black Hawk and the strategy that saved many of his followers during the Battle of Wisconsin Heights.