Life After Hate, Trucking Industry Downturn

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Semi-trailer truck drives on a highway bridge over an interstate
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In 2012, a shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek killed six people. We talk with the son of one of the victims and a former white supremacist about their unlikely friendship and moving past hatred. We also find out why hundreds of trucking companies have gone out of business in 2019.

Featured in this Show

  • Sikh, Former White Supremacist Come To Wausau To Talk About Forgiveness After Hate

    After his father was killed in the 2012 Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Pardeep Kaleka formed an unlikely friendship with Arno Michaelis, a former white supremacist. Now the two have written a book about forgiveness after hate and are bringing the story to Wausau. We sit down with them.

  • Hundreds Of Trucking Companies Closing As Freight Demand Drops

    In the first half of this year, more than twice the number of trucking companies went out of business than in all of 2018. We talk with an expert on the industry about what’s causing the downturn and whether there are signs of a rebound.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Pardeep Kaleka Guest
  • Arno Michaelis Guest
  • Jennifer Smith Guest

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