Investigative journalist Carey Gillam talks about the consequences of glyphosate weedkiller. She’s the author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, from Island Press.
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Dee Hall, managing editor and co-founder of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. They talk about the importance and process of fact checking in investigative reporting, and some of the most important investigative stories from the Center in 2017. Those stories include their first documentary “Los Lecheros,” which explores […]
To celebrate food festivities and the holiday season, Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with food writer Michael Ruhlman. He’s the author of Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America, which explores the miraculous nature of the modern grocery store.
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Joanne Berg, owner of independent bookstore Mystery to Me. They discuss writers’ groups, activities with literacy groups, store events, and the top fiction, nonfiction, and mysteries of 2017 , and what books to look forward to in 2018.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the United States government forced many Native American children to attend Christian, English-speaking boarding schools that forbade Native American languages, traditions, and practices. The practice resulted in tearing apart families, trauma for children in these boarding schools, and a loss of Native American memory and tradition. Monday host […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Erin Vilardi, founder of Vote Run Lead, a national organization which helps women run for office. Formerly, Ms. Vilardi was the Vice President of Program and Communications at The White House Project.