Undocumented Dairy Workers Leaving The U.S., Pollution From Air Conditioning, Watergate’s 45th Anniversary

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Amid fears of deportation and anti-immigrant sentiment, we hear about the immigrant dairy workers in Wisconsin that are choosing to leave the country. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Watergate break-in and subsequent investigation. We look back at the scandal at a time when many are comparing it to the current probe into the Trump campaign’s possible connections to Russian election interference. Also, we hear about new research revealing how much pollution is generated by air conditioning.

Featured in this Show

  • Fearing Deportation, Immigrant Dairy Workers Leave The Country

    Amid reports of arrests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and President Trump’s hard line stance on immigration, we hear about the undocumented dairy workers leaving Wisconsin and the country.

  • How Much Pollution Air Conditioning Produces

    New research from UW-Madison quantifies how much pollution is generated through air conditioning us in Wisconsin, and nationwide.

  • Looking Back On The Watergate Scandal 45 Years Later

    On June 17, 1972, burglars were arrested following a break-in at the office of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. What became known as the “Watergate Scandal” led to 19 people jailed and the resignation of President Richard Nixon. W. Joseph Campbell of American University joins us to talk about the scandal and some of the myths surrounding it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Alexandra Hall Guest
  • Tracey Holloway Guest
  • W. Joseph Campbell Guest

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