Week In Review: Vel Phillips, Back-And-Forth On Russian Sanctions

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Vel Phillips meets a fellow politician
Jeanette Rankin, former Montana congresswoman and leader of a protest march in Washington, greets Milwaukee alderman Vel Phillips, right, as she arrived to participate in Washington Jan. 16, 1968. The women called for an end to the Vietnam War and social crisis at home. Henry Burroughs/AP Photo

Civil Rights Leader Vel Phillips died this week. Explore the legacy this Wisconsinite leaves behind with WPR’s Week In Review guests of differing perspectives. They also share their thoughts on a new law offering a one-time $100 per child tax credit for Wisconsin families, funding for the UW System, confusion surrounding sanctions around the globe, and the release by the Justice Department of memos written by former F-B-I director James Comey about conversations with President Donald Trump.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Tony Palmeri Guest
  • Michelle Litjens Vos Guest

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