Wisconsin hockey legacy, Gun culture

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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.

Featured in this Show

  • 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.

Episode Credits

  • 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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