Wisconsin Sports History Highlights, Evaluating City Design Coming Out Of Coronavirus, And Deploying The Military To Quell Violent Protests?

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Camp Randall Stadium on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Camp Randall Stadium on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bill Martens/WPR

A sports reporter recounts some of his top moments in Wisconsin’s sporting history. We also talk about possible future city design changes after pedestrian and bicycle traffic increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. And we look at President Trump’s threat to use the military to end rioting in U.S. cities.

Featured in this Show

  • The Best Moments In Wisconsin Sports History

    With college and professional sports on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, we can still reminisce about memorable plays and victories. We talk with a sports reporter about his list of the 50 greatest Wisconsin sports moments of the last 50 years, and ask for your favorites.

  • People And Bicycles Crowd Streets During Stay-At-Home, What Does That Mean For Future City Planning?

    Cities around the country, including several in Wisconsin, chose to close down some city streets to vehicle traffic, in order to be more friendly to the increasing number of pedestrians and bicyclists during stay-at-home orders. We hear from an urban planning professor about the overall impact of these changes, and what they could say about the larger needs of cities and rural areas.

  • A Look At Trump's Plan To Use Military To Quell Violence In US Cities

    President Donald Trump is threatening to use the military, citing the Insurrection Act of 1807, to end the looting and rioting in American cities. We take a look at what that act says and the powers presidents have in such situations.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • JR Radcliffe Guest
  • Robert Schneider Guest
  • Gordon Adams Guest

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