A Look At The House Judiciary Committee Hearings, Welding Program In Prison, Is Adversity Good For Us?

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A political analyst joins us to discuss what happened in the House Judiciary Committee impeachment inquiry hearings today, and we ask what you think. A welding program trains incarcerated women for a trade. And, is it true that surviving adversity makes us stronger?

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Washington – December 4, 2019

    The House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing today as it decides whether to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump. We recap what happened and discuss what it could mean about the committee’s intentions going forward.

  • Welding Educational Program Up And Running At Taycheedah Women's Prison

    A women’s prison near Fond du Lac started a welding training program for inmates earlier this year. We talk to a social worker from the facility about how the program is going and impact it’s having on inmates.

  • Adversity And Trauma – Are They Really Great Teachers?

    We talk to a psychologist who’s investigating the idea of a silver lining for people when they experience trauma or adversity. We discuss whether real growth actually happens afterwards.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Paul Nolette Guest
  • Rachel Fryda-Gehde Guest
  • Eranda Jayawickreme Guest