At-risk youth, Wisconsin flagmakers, Holiday movies on TV

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Isaiah, age 4, and Queen, age 2, play with their toys in the playroom of the Healing House. Ruthie Hauge/Cap Times 

We learn more about an organization helping at-risk youth in Green Bay. Then, we talk to the director of a new documentary about flag manufacturers in Wisconsin. Later, a media studies professor joins us to discuss the popularity of holiday movies on channels like Hallmark and Showtime.

Featured in this Show

  • Where at-risk and unaccompanied youth find shelter in Green Bay area

    We learn about a Green Bay-area organization that helps provide shelter and services specifically for at-risk and unaccompanied youth.

  • 'The Flagmakers' documents workers at Wisconsin company, poses questions about America's symbol

    Eder Flag in Oak Creek, WI produces millions of American flags each year. A new documentary on National Geographic spends time with its workers, many of whom are immigrants, exploring who the American flag is for and what it means to different people.

  • Why holiday movies are so popular on TV channels

    Holiday movies on TV channels like Hallmark and Lifetime have sustained popularity, and it continues to grow on streaming platforms. We talk to a media studies professor about what makes them popular and lasting.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Karrie Wilson Guest
  • Shannon Wienandt Guest
  • Cynthia Wade Guest
  • Elana Levine Guest

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