News, Gaylord Nelson’s Legacy, Call For Slavery Museum

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A historian says the U.S. needs a slavery museum. Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett hears how to y educate ourselves about the country’s sometimes uncomfortable history. They also check in on the day’s news, and explore Gaylord Nelson’s legacy.

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  • Gaylord Nelson Began A Tradition That Attracts A Billion People Every Year

    On Earth Day 1970 twenty million Americans displayed their commitment to a clean environment. It was called the largest demonstration in human history. More than one billion people now participate in annual Earth Day activities. The seemingly simple idea—a day set aside to focus on protecting our natural environment—was the brainchild of U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. Tomorrow is the birthday of Gaylord Nelson and biographer Bill Christofferson will tell us about the man who has become one of Wisconsin’s most revered political figures

  • Historian Says America Needs A Slavery Museum

    A historian makes the case that in order to properly educate ourselves about the country’s sometimes uncomfortable history, we need a slavery museum that address the history, reality, and lost-lasting effects of slavery in America.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Sara Fanning Guest

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