Libel and the first amendment, Wisconsin-inspired poems, Ice boating

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We explore the stakes of Sarah Palin’s libel lawsuit against the New York Times. Then, we hear Midwest-inspired poems from a Wisconsin native. Later, an ice boater shares what it’s like to sail in the winter.

Featured in this Show

  • What's at stake in Sarah Palin's libel lawsuit against The New York Times

    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin recently took the stand in a libel lawsuit she’s bringing against The New York Times. We’ll break down the latest, and talk about what the jury’s decision could mean for journalism.

  • Poems inspired by the Midwest, the pandemic, and the natural world

    A Wisconsin native share’s about her latest book of poetry inspired the natural world and this moment in history, which also hearkens back to being raised in and around Midwestern cities.

  • Slippery sailing: Ice boater on windy winter sport

    Ice boating can be traced back to 2,000 BCE, where hints of the sport were found in present-day Scandinavia. A leader in the ice boating community tells us why hard water sailing continues to captivate his attention.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Enrique Armijo Guest
  • Janet Ruth Heller Guest
  • Daniel Hearn Guest

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