Ice climbing, US Rep. Mark Pocan, Black media in Wisconsin

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan talks with reporters at a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Madison. Scott Bauer/AP Photo

We talk to a veteran ice climber from Wisconsin in advance of the Winona Ice Climbing Festival. Then, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan reviews Congress and the U.S. Postal Service. Then, we talk to a panel of journalists and scholars about Black media in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Episode

  • Learning about ice climbing

    Winona is set to hold its first annual ice climbing festival this month. We speak with a presenter at the festival to learn more about the sport.

  • Reviewing Congress with US Rep. Mark Pocan

    This week, the House of Representatives voted to impeach a member of the president’s cabinet for the first time in over a century. We talk with Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan about current events.

  • Black media in Wisconsin

    Black media led the abolitionist and civil rights movements and continue to have a strong presence in Wisconsin and the country. A talk show host, a newspaper editor and the director of a national advocacy group share their perspectives about the importance and future of Black media.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Dave Rone Guest
  • Mark Pocan Guest
  • Cheryl Thompson-Morton Guest
  • Michelle Bryant Guest
  • Thomas Mitchell, Jr. Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director

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