Shakespeare’s First Folio, Written Off, How The Polls Got It Wrong

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A copy of Shakespeare’s first folio — published in 1623– makes its way to Wisconsin. We find out more. We talk to the filmmaker behind a film documenting the experience of a Wisconsin man struggling with opiate addiction. We also get insights on why the election results differ so drastically from poll predictions.

Featured in this Show

  • Documentary Film Made In Wisconsin Chronicles Opiate Addiction

    We learn about a documentary film shot in Wisconsin that documents a man’s struggle with a drug addiction that began with a routine doctor’s prescription at the age of 15.

  • Rare William Shakespeare Book Comes To Wisconsin

    A rare collection of Shakespeare’s plays that were published in 1623 will be on display at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison. We talk to an expert about the significance of the First Folio.

  • How Did The Polls Got It So Wrong?

    Polls leading up to Tuesday’s presidential election consistently predicted a win for Hillary Clinton. This led to a big surprise for voters, from both political parties, who woke up on Wednesday to find Donald Trump the new president of the United States. How could the polls have gotten it so wrong?

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Molly Hermann Guest
  • Joshua Calhoun Guest
  • Charles Franklin Guest

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