Bill To Block UW Abortion Training, Wisconsin’s Poisonous Plants, Our Celebrity Fascination

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A new bill would ban UW-Madison’s resident doctors from getting abortion training from university faculty. We talk with the bill’s author about the details and criticisms it’s receiving. Many of us are fascinated by our favorite celebrities, following their personal and professional lives, but is that a good thing? The author of a book on the nature of celebrity is with us to talk about why the power of fame is so strong and why we care too much about it. We also learn how to identify the most poisonous plants in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • New Bill Would Ban UW Resident Doctors From Learning How To Perform Abortions

    On Tuesday at the State Capitol lawmakers held a hearing for a controversial bill that would ban University of Wisconsin resident doctors studying obstetrics and gynecology from learning how to perform abortions. Abortion opponents and medical organizations lined up on opposite sides of the issue to testify. We talk with the author of the bill, Assembly Representative Andre Jacque (R-De Pere).

  • How To Identify Wisconsin's Most Poisonous Plants

    We hear from a horticulture expert on how to identify the most poisonous plants found in our state.

  • The Stars In Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much About Them

    We talk to the author of “The Stars In Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care So Much About Them” to understand why Americans are so invested in the lives of celebrities.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Andre Jacque Guest
  • Vijai Pandian Guest
  • Julie Klam Guest

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