DNC Update, Coronavirus Mural Project, The Election Influence Of Wisconsin’s Farmers

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We learn about a new project in central Wisconsin that will award grants to artists impacted by COVID-19 to create murals. Then we discuss how farmers in the state are feeling now under the current administration, and the role they could play deciding the next president. We also check up on this week’s Democratic National Convention.

Featured in this Show

  • Democrats Using Convention To Showcase Party Unity

    Progressives, moderates, and even some Republicans have taken part in this week’s Democratic National Convention. We talk with a political scientist about how the speakers are trying to highlight party unity and the role Wisconsin is playing in what’s now a virtual event.

  • New Mural Project Aims To Help Artists In Central Wisconsin Impacted By COVID-19

    CREATE Portage County has started a new grant program that will employ artists impacted by the COVID-19 economic downturn to paint murals in central Wisconsin. We’ll talk to the head of that organization to learn more.

  • Western Wisconsin's Farmers Could Again Play Key Role In Presidential Election

    Wisconsin’s rural areas played a key role in the 2016 election and are getting a lot of attention from presidential campaigns this time around. We talk about how farmers are feeling after four years of the Trump administration, and what it means for the November election.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • David Canon Guest
  • Greg Wright Guest
  • Dan Kaufman Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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