Looking At Low College Enrollment Numbers, Nuking The Moon And Other Historic Military Plots, New Cases At SCOTUS

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Carlos Esteban, 31, of Woodbridge, Va., a nursing student and recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, rallies with others in support of DACA outside of the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

We hear an explanation for why college enrollment is down around the country, including Wisconsin. Then we talk with the author of a book about intelligence schemes that never came to fruition. And we discuss cases heading to the U.S. Supreme Court, including a suit around DACA.

Featured in this Show

  • Why College Enrollment Is Down In Wisconsin, US

    College enrollment is down at some UW campuses, and at many universities across the country. We talk to a guest who traces the issue to America’s declining birth rate.

  • That Time We Considered Bombing The Moon

    The United States intelligence service thought up a series of plots–including a plan to send a nuclear bomb to the moon–that were ultimately too outlandish to follow through with. We talk to a historian about these plans and why the military decided to shelve them.

  • Looking At The Cases Heading To The Supreme Court

    We take a look at a series of cases heading to the nation’s highest court, including a look at a DACA suit and a gender and employment complaint.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Justin Fox Guest
  • Vince Houghton Guest
  • Charley Jacobs Guest