Pentagon Buried Level Of Waste, Reality Of Homelessness In Wisconsin

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Evidence has surfaced that to justify maintaining funding levels, the Pentagon has hidden waste amounting to $125 billion. We talk with an investigative reporter who broke the story. And while rates of homelessness seem to be dropping in Wisconsin overall, the reality in some of the less urban areas of the state is different.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Craig Whitlock Guest
  • Duana Bremer Guest

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