History of Wisconsin’s abortion ban, Summer wave of COVID, Wisconsin’s rapper of the year

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Concertgoers dance at the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Saturday, October 6, 2012 in Columbia, Maryland (Photo by Paul Morigi / InVision for Virgin Mobile)
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We hear the final episode of a four-day series about Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban. Then, a science reporter and microbiologist explains the potential for a summer COVID wave. Finally, we talk to a Green Bay spoken word artist recently named the state’s best hip-hop/rap artist of the year.

Featured in this Show

  • 'How We Got Here' episode four: After Roe v. Wade

    How did Wisconsin react to Roe v. Wade? In the latest episode of the WPR series “How We Got Here,” we look at how Wisconsin’s politicians and residents reacted to the 1973 ruling. And we look at why, even in periods of Democratic control, the state’s 19th-century ban stayed on the books.

  • Another summer COVID wave?

    For the fourth summer in a row, the United States is seeing an uptick in COVID cases. We talk with a science reporter from The Atlantic about why COVID seems to flourish during warm months and what we can expect this fall from the pandemic.

  • Wisconsin’s hip-hop/rap artist of the year

    Our summer music series continues with Green Bay hip-hop artist Cujo. He was named hip-hop/rap artist of the year in this year’s Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Katherine Wu Guest
  • Cujo Mojock Guest

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