History Of Whistleblowers, Tommy Thompson On Trade, Great Lakes Water Levels

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Lake Michigan shoreline at Milwaukee.
Lake Michigan shoreline at Milwaukee. Photo: Marquette University (CC-BY-NC-ND).

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson shares why he supports the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). We learn about the role of whistleblowers in U.S. history. And current high water levels could spell trouble this winter for homeowners and municipalities on Great Lakes’ shores.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Allison Stanger Guest
  • Tommy Thompson Guest
  • Erin Ailworth Guest

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