Reagan And Conservatism’s Rise, What If Wolves Are Delisted In Wisconsin?

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (CC BY 2.0)

We discuss the rise of Ronald Reagan and Conservatism in America, and how he came to win the presidency after previously losing his party’s nomination. And we look at how the DNR is measuring the health of the gray wolf population in Wisconsin, and what the animal being delisted as an endangered species could mean.

Featured in this Show

  • President Ronald Reagan And The American Conservative Movement

    In 1976 Ronald Reagan lost the Republican nomination. He was dismissed as too ideological and too old to be president. Eight years later he swept the national election for his second term as President of the United States. Our guest chronicles what changed in American culture and politics during that time and the rise of conservatism in America.

  • What A DNR Response To Wolf Delisting Could Look Like

    If gray wolves are removed from federal protection in Wisconsin, what would be in store for them next? We talk with a representative from the DNR about that possibility.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rick Perlstein Guest
  • Randy Johnson Guest

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