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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Sarah Rose Etter talks about her surreal novel, 'Ripe.' Also, visual artist Kristine Potter shares the haunting reality behind murder ballads. And ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2024
  • Length: 52:00
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HOUR ONE: "One Nation Under God?" - January 6th was an unprecedented day of political violence for the United States. Can it happen again? And how ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:01
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Comedian Moshe Kasher talks about his lifelong odyssey of subcultures. Also, author, Sloane Crosley, on the dark aftermath of a friend’s suicide. ...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2024
  • Length: 52:00
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Sometimes, the simple act of speaking in your mother tongue can be a revolutionary gesture. Ngugi wa Thiong’o — the renowned Kenyan author — believ...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2024
  • Length: 15:38
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HOUR ONE: 'Decolonizing the Mind' - Colonization in Africa was much more than a land grab. It was a project to replace — and even erase — local cul...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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RECIPE: Mushroom & Tofu Stir Fry THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Predominantly plant-based or vegetarian diet linked to lower odds of CO...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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Dreams are funny, confusing and surprising in the world of New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast. And they are occasionally disturbing and maybe necessar...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2024
  • Length: 15:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Director Daphné Baiwir of the documentary film, 'King on Screen,' a Dark Star Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Dark Star Pictures., Credit: Director Daphné Baiwir of the documentary film, 'King on Screen,' a Dark Star Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Dark Star Pictures.
Greg Marshall talks about his memoir, 'Leg: The Story of a Limb and the Boy Who Grew From It.' Also, novelist Ben Purkert asks the question, 'What...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2024
  • Length: 52:00
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HOUR ONE: "In Your Dreams" - Did you dream last night? Or are you among the millions of Americans who are not only sleep deprived but dream deprive...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Legendary actor Billy Dee Williams talks about his lifetime in the arts and his landmark roles (including his famous turn as Lando in “Star Wars”)....

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 52:00