Hunger and nutrition issues, Title IX athletes, British empire

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A man looks at beef in the meat department in a grocery store.
A man looks at beef in the meat department at Lambert’s Rainbow Market, on June 15, 2021 in Westwood, Mass. Prices have accelerated across the economy, from food and furniture to apartment rents, airline fares and electricity. Charles Krupa/AP Photo

Two health and nutrition experts join us for a look at the Biden administration’s recent conference on food insecurity. Then, we talk to female athletes from Wisconsin about what it was like to participate in school sports before Title IX was enacted. Later, a historian joins us to look at how Queen Elizabeth influenced British colonialism.

Featured in this Show

  • Tackling hunger and nutrition issues in the US

    President Biden held a conference last week to address issues surrounding hunger and nutrition. We learn more about the extent of the problems and possible solutions.

  • Female athletes from high school class of 1972 recognized for participation in school athletics

    Female athletes from the graduating class of 1972 at Stevens Point Area Senior High have finally been recognized for their participation in high school sports. Two of those athletes and their coach join us to talk about what it was like to play sports before Title IX was signed into law.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Beth Olson Guest
  • Andrew Ruis Guest
  • Sue Gast Guest
  • Mary Rosicky Guest
  • Judie Janquart Guest