3rd party presidential candidates, Award-winning Ho-Chunk film

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Four voters lean over as they fill out their ballots behind dividers that say "VOTE" with the U.S. Flag.
Voters fill out ballots Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A political scientist joins us to look at how potential third-party candidates could influence the 2024 presidential election. Then, we learn more about an indigenous film about a Ho-Chunk artist and teacher that won a Midwest Emmy Award.

Featured in this Show

  • The influence of third party and independent presidential candidates in Wisconsin and beyond

    Liz Cheney and Vivek Ramaswamy are reportedly considering third party presidential runs in 2024, and Robert Kennedy Jr. has already announced he is running as an independent. We talk to a UW-Whitewater political science professor about what influence these types of candidates can have in presidential elections.

  • Ho-Chunk filmmaker brings home Midwest Emmy

    A new short film about Ho-Chunk artist and teacher Truman Lowe recently won a Midwest Regional Emmy Award. One of the film’s creators gives a behind-the-scenes look at what went into the project and what it means for the Ho-Chunk Nation to receive this historic recognition.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Eric Loepp Guest
  • Casey Brown Guest

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