Wisconsin Suffrage History, Microbiomes During Pandemic, An Unpredictable Election

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A women’s suffrage demonstration outside the White House in 1917. Harris & Ewing/Library of Congress

Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment 100 years ago, which gave women the right to vote. We find out more about the movement’s history. We also hear how isolation is affecting our body’s microbiome. Plus, we talk about the many factors making the 2020 election so unpredictable.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin's Role In The Fight For Women's Suffrage

    Women won the right to vote 100 years ago. We talk with a historian about the significant role that the state of Wisconsin and its residents played in that victory.

  • How Social Distancing And Isolation Is Affecting Our Bodies' Microbiomes

    We are is less close physical contact with other people right now. We’ll find out what that means for the organisms living in and on our bodies.

  • Why The 2020 Presidential Election Is Impossible To Predict

    A pandemic, recession, protests – those are just a few of the things happening that our guest says make this year’s presidential election impossible to predict. We dive into those reasons and others.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Genevieve G. McBride Guest
  • Rob Dunn Guest
  • David Byler Guest

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