Farm Bill, Simpsons And Math, Making Masterpiece

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Heard On Central Time

Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert look at the latest version of the farm bill, talk about what The Simpsons can teach us about math, and go behind the scenes of PBS’s “Masterpiece Theatre.”

Featured in this Show

  • How The Farm Bill Affects Wisconsin

    Congress passed the last farm bill in 2008, and the agricultural industry has been limping along on extensions of that bill. Now lawmakers are debating a new bill. An agriculture expert explains what makes the new bill so contentious and what this bill could mean for Wisconsin.

  • The Simpsons And Their Mathematical Secrets

    We can learn surprising things about math by watching The Simpsons. That’s according to Central Time’s guest, who says the long-running animated series is a treasure trove of mathematical knowledge.

  • Making Masterpiece Theatre

    Rebecca Eaton discusses her twenty-eight years as executive producer of Masterpiece Theatre and takes us behind the scenes of Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and Prime Suspect.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Margaret Krome Guest
  • Simon Singh Guest
  • Rebecca Eaton Guest

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