Voting access lawsuit, The cultural impact of Springsteen’s ‘Born in the U.S.A.,’ Oneida Nation’s 50th Pow Wow

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Bruce Springsteen is spotlighted as he entertains fans at his second concert at the Coliseum in Los Angeles on Sunday night, Sept. 30, 1985. Lennox McLendon/ AP Photo

We check in with a disability rights group about a lawsuit seeking to provide electronic voting access. Then, we discuss the cultural impact of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” album as it turns 40. Then, we learn about the traditions of the Oneida Nation’s Pow Wow.

Featured in this Episode

  • Effort to improve voting access for people with disabilities

    We look at how electronic absentee voting works and why it’s not more common.

  • Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.,” 40 years later

    An Appleton native and rock music critic talks about his new book looking at Bruce Springsteen’s iconic 1984 album “Born in the U.S.A.” and why its influence on politics and the American heartland still resonates.

  • Oneida Nation to hold its 50th Pow Wow Friday

    Later this week, the Oneida Nation is set to hold its 50th Pow Wow featuring hundreds of indigenous dancers and drummers. We speak with the Pow Wow’s master of ceremonies and the Oneida Nation’s Tourism Director to learn more.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Bryna Godar Guest
  • Steven Hyden Guest
  • Michelle Danforth Anderson Guest
  • Ronnie D Goodeagle Jr. Guest
  • Dean Knetter Executive Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director

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