Parentology, Marathon Session At Capitol, Wisconsin Legend:Lorraine Hansberry

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Does bribing your kid to do their homework really work? Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert find out when they explore the science behind parenting. Then, in “Wisconsin Legends” they’ll learn about the playwright behind “A Raisin in the Sun” and check in on the state Assembly’s marathon session to wrap up pending legislation.

Featured in this Show

  • State Assembly Session Wraps Up

    The state Assembly is in a marathon session to vote on a number of bills sitting before the legislative body. State representatives hope to vote on a number of items before the close of session. WPR’s state government reporter joins us to talk about what’s on the table.

  • Wisconsin Legend: Lorraine Hansberry

    We’ll learn about the life and work of Wisconsin Legend Lorraine Hansberry, a UW-Madison alum and the playwright best known for “A Raisin in the Sun.”

  • The Science of Parenting

    When he needed answers to his question about parenting, Dalton Conley didn’t turn to self-help books. He turned to science. He shares what he found in his question to find scientific research that might address the common curiosities of modern parenting.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Sandra Adell Guest
  • Dalton Conley Guest