January 6 commission learns more from new documents and subpoenas, Learning about Wisconsin’s rocks and minerals, Forging firearms into garden tools

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Police officers sworn into testify on Jan. 6
U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, from left, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges and U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn are sworn in to testify to the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Andrew Harnik, Pool/AP Photo

We get an update from a law professor on what the January 6 commission has found so far. Then, two UW-Madison students share a guide they put together on rocks and minerals in Wisconsin. Later, we talk to a retired Wisconsin pastor who is using his blacksmithing skills to convert firearms into gardening tools.

Featured in this Show

  • What Congress' January 6 commission has learned so far

    Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows turned over documents to the congressional committee investigating the January 6 attack but has since resisted participating. We’ll check in on the latest findings and where the investigation moves from here.

  • A new online guide to the rocks and minerals all around you in Wisconsin

    When you’re walking around outside or on a hike, how often do you think about the rocks and minerals all around you? We talk to two UW-Madison students about why we should more often, and their new interactive online guide to some of Wisconsin’s coolest rocks and minerals.

  • Wisconsin pastor forges guns into garden tools

    A retired Wisconsin pastor is accepting donated firearms and forges them into garden tools.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • David Schultz Guest
  • Benji Johnson Guest
  • Lindsay Summers Guest
  • Jeff Wild Guest

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