Accessibility At Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach, Latest Marquette Poll, Washington News

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Iowa State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The head of a Milwaukee non-profit organization advocating for people with disabilities talks about efforts at the city’s Bradford Beach to increase its accessibility. Then we discuss results from the latest Marquette University Law School poll with the poll’s director. And a journalist from the nation’s capital joins us to look at top national political stories, including Joe Biden’s running mate announcement.

Featured in this Show

  • Making A Milwaukee Beach Accessible

    Many of our public spaces can pose a challenge for people with disabilities. We speak with the founder of The Ability Center, an organization that’s trying to change that. Due to their work, Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach recently became one of the most accessible in the nation.

  • New Poll Parses Wisconsinites' Views On Black Lives Matter Protests And More

    A new Marquette Law School poll gauges opinions held by Wisconsinites about ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, the presidential race, the impact of the coronavirus pandmemic and more. We talk with the poll director about how to interpret the results.

  • This Week In Washington: August 12, 2020

    We review presumptive Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden’s new pick for running mate — Sen. Kamala Harris — and other top stories in national politics.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Damian Buchman Guest
  • Charles Franklin Guest
  • Andrew Duehren Guest

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