Gun legislation, Midwest’s pro basketball history, Researching 1,200-year-old canoe

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Congress is considering multiple gun reform bills and proposals. We get up to speed on what’s being negotiated and what has a chance of becoming law. We also learn about the origins of pro basketball in the Midwest. Plus, how 3D technology is helping archeologists investigate an ancient canoe discovered in Madison last year.

Featured in this Show

  • Congress considering gun legislation as Biden calls for assault weapon ban

    Congress is working through new gun legislation after President Biden called for an assault weapon ban among other new regulations. We explore what’s in the bills and what impacts they could have.

  • Uncovering the Midwest's pro basketball history

    The first professional basketball teams in the United States began in the Midwest and were backed by companies like General Electric and Firestone. Together, they founded the National Basketball League in 1937 and teams from Oshkosh and Sheboygan were included. We hear the story of basketball in the Midwest from a historian.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Jacob Charles Guest
  • Curtis Harris Guest

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