Erin Brokovich Talks Community Environmental Advocacy, Milwaukee’s Ghost Ads

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Fall Day On Manitowish Lake
People living in the city are lured to northern Wisconsin by the lower cost of living, slower pace and waters like Manitowish Lake as seen above on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.
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We have a conversation with a well-known environmental activist about being citizen advocates for cleaner water. And we talk to the author of a book about Milwaukee’s “ghost signs” on the side of buildings.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Erin Brockovich Guest
  • Adam Levin Guest

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