Classified document laws, Outdoor education, Following passions

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Boxes of documents procured through Wisconsin’s open records law at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation offices. Bridgit Bowden/WPR

We talk to a law professor about the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago and the laws around classified documents. Then, a non-profit group shares more about an outdoor education program its running in Milwaukee this week. Later, a sociologist makes the case that following your passions isn’t always the best idea.

Featured in this Show

  • Understanding classified information laws in light of the Mar-a-Lago search

    The exact documents the FBI was searching for in former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate remain unknown. We take a look at regulations surrounding classified and presidential documents to help elucidate what may have prompted the search.

  • 'Canoemobile' program promoting outdoor education in Milwaukee

    A Minnesota-based non-profit organization brought their “canoemobile” program to Milwaukee to promote outdoor learning. We find out how the program works and what it aims to do.

  • Following your passion may not always be the best idea

    It’s standard career advice to follow your passion — if you can, get paid to do what you love. A sociologist found there are unintended consequences to this advice, both systemically and for individuals. She shares her research on why following your passion isn’t necessarily a good idea.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Kami Chavis Guest
  • Willy Tully Guest
  • Erin Cech Guest

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