Healthy Conversations Lesson, Coronavirus In Wisconsin Prisons, Update On State’s Fight Against COVID-19

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An author and mediator gives us tips on having meaningful and compassionate conversations with people whose viewpoints differ from our own. Then we discuss the way coronavirus has impacted the prison system in Wisconsin, and how there’s a plan for gradually admitting prisoners again. And we get an update on how the state is doing against COVID-19.

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    In a time of political polarization, knowing how to have a constructive conversation is increasingly important. We talk to an author and mediator about her new book explaining how to do it.

  • Coronavirus And Wisconsin Prisons: Admissions Resuming Soon

    A WPR reporter tells us more about how the coronavirus has hit prisoners and prison staff in Wisconsin, and what the plan to re-open facilities for some admissions looks like.

  • A Progress Report On How Wisconsin Is Doing Against Coronavirus

    It’s been nearly two weeks since the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ stay-at-home order. After Memorial Day weekend, we look at how the state is doing in its battle against COVID-19 and how prepared it is for any future surges in cases.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Diane Musho Hamilton Guest
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Dr. Jeff Pothof Guest

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