This Week In Washington, Defining Rural, Museum Week

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Much has been made of America’s urban-rural divide and its effect on politics, but what does it actually mean to be “rural?” A demographer discusses a recent report exploring the question in Wisconsin. We also recap the biggest national news stories of the week, including President Trump’s reported sharing of classified intelligence with Russian officials. Plus, it’s Museum Week in Wisconsin! Find out what events and great museums we can attend.

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Washington – May 17, 2017

    Paul Singer, Washington correspondent for USA Today, joins us to recap the week’s biggest stories in national politics–including the latest fallout from the firing of FBI director James Comey and President’s Trump’s sharing of intelligence information with Russian officials.

  • Defining Rural In Wisconsin

    While political and cultural differences between rural and urban residents has been discussed at length in recent months, the question remains, that defines “rural”? We talk with a demographer about a new report that looks at what the term rural really means in Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin Museums Week

    Each year, Wisconsin’s museums celebrate the range and diversity of the collections within the state. We find out what activities are planned, and how museums contribute to their communities.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Paul Singer Guest
  • Malia Jones Guest
  • Greg Vadney Guest

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