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.


Latest Pieces

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RECIPE: Mushroom & Leek Grilled Cheese THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Diet soda may prompt food cravings * (Segment 3) FDA sets stronge...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Welsh Rarebit THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Why people may be forgetting their COVID pandemic memories * (Segment 3) Refined c...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Spicy Korean Chicken w/ Rice THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Prolonged screen exposure may cause eye issues in children * (Segme...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Avocado Toast w/ Smoked Salmon THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Sleep problems linked to large rise in stroke risk * (Segment 3) ...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Egg Salad Tartine THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Mediterranean diet linked to fewer Alzheimer's signs in brain * (Segment 3) Fr...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Coconut Noodle Soup THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) High drug prices are not justified by industry’s research and development sp...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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HOUR ONE: "Luminous: What Can Psychedelics Teach Us About Dying?" - Could psychedelics change the way we approach death and dying? We'll explore th...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:00
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RECIPE: Tangy Apple Potato Salad THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) How much caffeine is too much? * (Segment 3) Air pollution from fossil ...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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HOUR ONE: "To All The Dogs We've Loved" - Picture yourself half way through a thousand mile sled dog race. What do you think about? This hour, adve...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:01
Caption: Photo by Bruce Smith, Credit: Photo by Bruce Smith
This week on "BETA," award-winning filmmaker and TV creator Ed Zwick on his fortysomething years in Hollywood. Plus, comedian Laurie Kilmartin on h...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 52:00