Wisconsin News Roundup, Oral History Project To Mark 50th Anniversary Of Open Housing March In Milwaukee, New Sex-Trafficking Law Holds Websites Liable

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Craigslist has removed personal ads from their website in response to a new sex-trafficking law that would hold websites accountable. We learn about how this new law could change the web. We also hear about a project in Milwaukee that is working to preserve the memories and voices of participants in the 1967 and 1968 open housing marches and we review this week’s Wisconsin news.

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  • State News Roundup For March 30, 2018

    High school students took a 50 mile march this week to Janesville to demonstrate for stricter gun control laws. We learn more about their journey. We also look at a new law changing where sexual offenders are able to live after prison terms and hear about a paper mill in Combined Locks that’s roaring back to life.

  • New Project Captures Stories of Milwaukee Fair Housing Marchers, 50 Years Later

    Fifty years ago, hundreds of Milwaukeeans took to the streets to fight for fair housing, marching from the city’s north side to its south side. Now, an ongoing effort from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and several other organizations is making sure the stories of the marchers aren’t forgotten.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Gretchen Brown Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Will Tchakirides Guest

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