Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr’s Criticism Of White Liberals, New Youth Vaping Bills From Governor Evers, Wisconsinite Directing NYC’s Houdini Museum

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An author on the Civil Rights Movement joins us to discuss how Martin Luther King, Jr’s critique of “polite” racism by white liberals still resonates. Then we look at a package of youth vaping bills Governor Evers proposed. And we talk with a Wisconsin magician who directs New York’s Houdini museum.

Featured in this Show

  • What Aren't We Remembering About Martin Luther King, Jr And The Civil Rights Movement?

    A political scientist and Civil Rights Movement author joins us to discuss a less comfortable legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr: his criticism of liberal allies for tolerating racism closer to home.

  • Governor Evers Pushes For Action On Youth Vaping In Wisconsin

    Governor Evers is out with a slate of new bills and directives for state agencies that aim to curb the sharp increase in youth vaping in the state. We’ll get the details, and talk about the latest on a federal plan to restrict e-cigarette flavors nationwide.

  • Magician From Wisconsin Now Directs New York City's Houdini Museum

    After growing up in Appleton, Harry Houdini moved to New York and became the world’s most famous illusionist. We talk with a Wisconsin magician who followed a similar path, now directing New York’s Houdini museum. He shares his thoughts in magic and expanding opportunities in the profession.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Jeanne Theoharis Guest
  • Lauren Weber Guest
  • Rajon Lynch Guest
  • Dean Knetter Interviewer

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