We talk to a former Wisconsin Badgers hockey star and the author of a new book about him. Then, an author shares his new book documenting the history of gun culture in the U.S.
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Wisconsin hockey great Blake Geoffrion and biographer consider his life on ice
We talk with the author of a new book about Badger hockey star Blake Geoffrion and the collegiate-professional hockey dynamic, and we hear from Geoffrion himself.
How postwar consumer culture helps explain America's gun boom
In the years after World War Two, cheap surplus guns flooded the American market and led to a boom in private gun sales. We talk with the author of a new book about how the way we marketed and understood firearms changed in the Cold War era.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
- Tim Peterson Producer
- Dean Knetter Producer
- Blake Geoffrion Guest
- Sam Jefferies Guest
- Andrew McKevitt Guest
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