Religious architecture, The story of Fredric March, Dairy production in Wisconsin

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A young man blows bubbles in Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup
A young man blows bubbles in Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018. Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo

We talk to an American history student in Russia about what they’re seeing as the war on Ukraine continues. Then, we talk to a filmmaker about the restoration of a 1940s film starring a Wisconsin native, set to play at the Wisconsin Film Festival. Later, state farming leaders share their plan for revitalizing the dairy industry in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • New documentary explores American religious architecture

    We talk to a filmmaker about his new documentary, which explores religious architecture in Wisconsin and around the U.S.

  • An argument against removing Fredric March's name from UW campus buildings

    In 2018 and 2020, the name of actor and famous UW-Madison alum, Fredric March, was removed from two University of Wisconsin campus buildings. And in the years since, that decision has gotten pushback from prominent actors, historians and civil rights advocates. We talk to a freelance journalist and public historian about why he says the decision was a mistake.

  • The Dairy Revitalization Plan and the future of milk production

    Dairy Together, an organization focused on improving the livelihoods of dairy farmers, is pushing for a proposal called the Dairy Revitalization Plan that it says will better-regulate the production of milk and the need for expansion when it comes to dairy farming. Members of the group are hoping the proposal is included in the 2023 Farm Bill. Listen in as a Wisconsin Farm Bureau member and Wisconsin Farmers Union member give us the latest on the proposal.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Mike Trinklein Guest
  • George Gonis Guest
  • Travis Klinkner Guest
  • Darin Von Ruden Guest

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