The Final 2020 Presidential Debate, Breaking Through Coronavirus Disinformation, Wisconsin Environmental Stories Roundup

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President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden
President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

A political scientist and college Republican advisor breaks down Thursday night’s final presidential debate of the 2020 campaign. Then we talk with a public health educator about how people can identify and weed out lies when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. And a WPR reporter gives us the latest on several environmental stories affecting Wisconsin, including Sheboygan investigating some hazardous substance contamination.

Featured in this Show

  • Analyzing The Final Debate Between Trump And Biden

    We break down the second and final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, and evaluate where the campaigns stand less than two weeks before the election.

  • Where COVID-19 Misinformation Starts And How Educators Are Fighting It

    Data and information about the coronavirus has spread throughout the last six or so months around the web and by mouth like a game of telephone. We talk with a researcher and public health educator about where she sees the spread of misinformation starting and how to find a clear way to the truth.

  • Update On EPA Smog Regulations And Sheboygan Contamination

    Contamination of hazardous substances has been reported in Sheboygan. The city has been directed to investigate and clean up the site. Changes to EPA smog regulations will affect Wisconsin utilities. We get more on each of these environmental stories from a WPR reporter.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Tim Hagle Guest
  • Lindsey Leininger Guest
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director