Wisconsin Public Radio

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Wisconsin Public Radio consists of 32 affiliated stations with seven regional bureaus and is a joint service of the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin - Extension.

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"BETA" features playful and provocative profiles of the people and works changing our world through arts, pop culture, and technology. Doug Gordon hosts the program.

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Join Peabody Award-winning producer Doug Gordon as he hosts playful and provocative conversations with the trailblazers changing our world through arts, culture, and technology.

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Maybe there’s something missing in your life you can’t quite explain. It might be that you need to re-discover your sense of wonder. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special and we'll show you how.

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Have you ever wished there was a different way to read – or hear - the news? For generations, through wars and political upheaval, poets have been reporting what they observe in a genre called documentary poetry. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special, as we talk with writers covering climate change, housing, and fireflies - in verse.

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If it weren't for them, there would be nobody on the planet, because they literally gave us the world. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special on the challenges overcome by the love of our moms.

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What if we measured the success of our economy less in terms of profit and more in terms of care? What if we tracked gains and losses in the quality of our lives instead of in dollars? Going for Broke explores the reality of economic struggle in our time.

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Preview "Here on Earth," Wisconsin Public Radio's international talk program and podcast.

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You know what it feels like. But where does it come from? How do we make it? And are we really doomed? Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a three episode journey in search of hope.

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From forest ecology to the human microbiome, emerging research suggests that being human is a complicated journey made possible only by the good graces of our many natural companions. Join PRX's To The Best Of Our Knowledge as we explore this theme of "kinship" in a special four-part radio series. All episodes are available now as we lead up to Earth Day on April 22. Air all four episodes in one week, or one each week.

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Why do people turn to poetry during troubled times? Poetry is often the one language we need. Join PRX's To the Best of Our Knowledge for a one-hour special featuring poems designed to shine a light during our darkest hour.


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RECIPE: Tri-color Pasta Salad w/ Pine Nuts THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) New research on binge drinking * (Segment 3) Stress accelerat...

  • Added: May 20, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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HOUR ONE: "Being body conscious" - When you look at your body in the mirror, do you love what you see? Do you pick out the things you don’t like? M...

  • Added: May 17, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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This week on "BETA," we are joined by Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello, the co-creators of the Max original series, “Hacks.” Also, Jahmal Mayfield j...

  • Added: May 16, 2024
  • Length: 51:59
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HOUR ONE: "For the love of moms" - If it weren't for them, there would be nobody on the planet, because they literally gave us the world. This hour...

  • Added: May 10, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Actor Jeff Daniels talks about his audio memoir, 'Alive and Well Enough.' Also, film critic Matt Singer on how Siskel and Ebert reinvented film cri...

  • Added: May 08, 2024
  • Length: 52:01
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HOUR ONE: "Reframing the portrait" - Have you ever stood in front of a portrait at a museum and wondered what was that person thinking? Portraits h...

  • Added: May 03, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:01
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This week on "BETA," award-winning actor and director David Duchovny on learning from failure. Plus, a look at the long-awaited solo album from mus...

  • Added: May 02, 2024
  • Length: 52:00
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If it weren't for them, there would be nobody on the planet, because they literally gave us the world. This hour, the challenges overcome by the lo...

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  • Added: May 02, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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RECIPE: Crispy Mushroom Risotto THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) New Nutrition Guidelines Put Less Sugar and Salt on the Menu for School ...

  • Added: May 01, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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HOUR ONE: "Giving up" - Our lives are full of lists and responsibilities. Things to do, things to be. Maybe it's time to let go and give something ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 01:58:59