Gay Boy Scout Leaders, Milwaukee’s Waterways, Grill Recipes

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Bodies of water like Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River played a large part in Milwaukee becoming a major American city. We explore the city’s relationship with these resources, and how it has changed through the years. We also learn some recipes for the grill to help you celebrate the nice weather, and discuss the recent call from the Boy Scouts’ president to end the group’s ban on gay scout leaders.

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    On Thursday Boy Scouts’ President and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates called for an end to the group’s ban on gay scout leaders. In 2013 the Boy Scouts voted to allow openly gay boys to join the organization, but the debate over whether to permit openly gay scout leaders has continued to be contentious.

  • Documentary Explores The Importance Of Milwaukee's Waterways

    Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River played a large part in the economic growth of the city of Milwaukee, and were also destinations for fun before they each became a place to put human waste around 1900. We explore the history of Milwaukee, and its waterways.

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Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Erik Eckholm Guest
  • John Gurda Guest
  • David Guas Guest