Piecing Together The Puzzle Of Your Own Family History, Freedom Rider Activist On Civil Rights And Fighting Racism, National Emergency Vote

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A civil rights icon and Freedom Rider recently spoke at a Wisconsin high school. She joins us to share her experience as an activist. We hear from a geneaology expert about how to piece together your family history, with or without the help of a paid service, and how to make sense of what you find. And we discuss the U.S. Senate’s vote to terminate President Trump’s national emergency.

Featured in this Show

  • Freedom Rider Speaks In Wausau About Civil Rights And Fighting Racism

    Joan Trumpauer Mullholland was one of the famed Freedom Riders, activists that challenged segregated busing in the American South in 1961. She joins us ahead of a talk at Wausau East High School about her life in the civil rights movement and combating racism today.

  • U.S. Senate Votes To End Trumps National Emergency Declaration

    The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration over border wall funding. We discuss the story, and news that Wisconsin will be joining a multi-state legal challenge to the declaration.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Joan Trumpauer Mullholland Guest
  • John Blakeman Guest