Milwaukee Experiences Most Violent Month Since 1991, A History of Chairs, and Food Friday: An Appalachian Journey

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They rock, they roll– and sometimes they are even electric. We talk to an author who wrote a book about the history of chairs. We take a journey through Appalachian cooking, and we’ll look at Milwaukee’s most violent month in a quarter century.

Featured in this Show

  • Milwaukee Sees Most Violent Month In 25 Years

    This August marked the deadliest month in Milwaukee since July 1991. We’ll speak with Alderman Cavalier Johnson of Milwaukee’s 2nd District to talk about the numbers and what can be done to curtail the violence.

  • Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos To Plastic Chair, A Natural History

    You might not think there’s a lot to say about chairs but our guest wrote a book on them and their history. We talk to a writer about how chairs have evolved over the years and what they can tell us about cultures and the past.

  • Food Friday: A Journey Through The Appalachian Culinary Tradition

    For this Food Friday we learn about the cuisine of the Appalachian region with Ronni Lundy, the author of ‘Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes’.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Cavalier Johnson Guest
  • Witold Rybczynski Guest
  • Ronni Lundy Guest

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