The Case For Reforming The Supreme Court, Future Of Secret Service, Filmmaker Mark Borchardt

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The Supreme Court’s decisions directly affect the quality of our lives. We talk to a law professor who suggests that the court is off track and that major reform is needed. We also find out what the Milwaukee filmmaker and star of “American Movie” is up to, and find out about the possible changes coming to the Secret Service.

Featured in this Show

  • The Case Against The Supreme Court

    The U.S. Supreme Court reopens on October 6. A law professor reviews the court’s performance over the past 200 years, assessing its effect on the lives of all Americans.

  • For New Secret Service Director, An Uphill Battle To Restore Trust Awaits

    After a tumultuous week for the Secret Service, new leadership is being brought in to deal with the agency’s problems…but they have their work for cut out for them. A reporter talks about how the agency might go about regaining the trust of the President, Congress, and the American people.

  • Wisconsin Legends: Mark Borchardt

    Wisconsin independent filmmaker, Mark Borchardt was the subject of the 1999 Sundance award-winning documentary film, American Movie, which followed Mark and his eccentric crew of family and friends through the laborious (and often hilarious) struggles of making Coven, a low-budget independent horror film.

    We talked with the Milwaukee native about his love for cinema, and what he’s been up to since that career-launching documentary.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Erwin Chemerinsky Guest
  • Josh Gerstein Guest
  • Mark Borchardt Guest

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