January 6 hearings review, Insects and humans, Native American composer

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Two witnesses sworn in at January 6 hearings
U.S. Capitol Police officer Caroline Edwards, left, and British filmmaker Nick Quested, are sworn in as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its first public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2022. Pool via AP/Jonathan Ernst

We talk to a political science professor to review the January 6 public hearings up to this point. Then, a biologist shares the importance of bugs in human culture. Later, we talk to a Native American composer who won a Pulitzer Prize for music.

Featured in this Show

  • Understanding the January 6 hearings so far

    A political scientists brings us up to speed on the January 6 hearings and explains the biggest takeaways so far.

  • How bugs influence human culture

    Bugs are everywhere. They’re in our gardens and homes — and even in our fashion, art and orange juice. We talk with a biologist and bug enthusiast about how insects influence our culture.

  • How a Native American composer's mass for a Milwaukee cathedral earned a music Pulitzer

    We hear from the first Native American to win a Pulitzer Prize for music, and a leader from the organization who helped commission him to compose the winning piece for the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Alisa Von Hagel Guest
  • Barrett Klein Guest
  • Raven Chacon Guest
  • David Bloom Guest

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