Previewing A New Season Of Wisconsin Life On WPT, What Can We Learn From Lake Mendota Core Samples?, The Week In Washington

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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo walk out of the plane upon arriving at Ciampino military airport, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Pompeo is in Italy for a 3-day trip. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

A new season of Wisconsin Life is premiering on Wisconsin Public Television, and we check in with the program’s host and producer for a preview. Then we talk to a UW-Madison researcher about research sampling the bottom of Lake Mendota. And we round up top Washington news including the latest impeachment inquiry subpoenas.

Featured in this Show

  • New Season Of Wisconsin Life On Wisconsin Public TV Highlights Remarkable People, Places

    The seventh season of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Television premiers this week. We talk with the series’ host and producer about their favorite moments, and what stories will be presented.

  • What's At The Bottom Of Lake Mendota And What It Teaches Us

    Water quality in Madison’s Lake Mendota is changing, and it turns out the sludge at the bottom of it can help explain why. We hear more from a former UW-Madison researcher.

  • This Week In Washington – October 2, 2019

    Congressional committees are serving subpoenas to Trump administration officials as an official impeachment inquiry gets underway. We find out who’s been called to testify and how the process could play out. We also look at new polling on which federal agencies are most popular with the public.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Interviewer
  • Kelly Saran Guest
  • Angela Fitzgerald Guest
  • Jake Walsh Guest
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Reid Wilson Guest

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