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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HOUR ONE: "Luminous: Is It The Drug Or The Trip?" - Psychedelic therapy is poised to be the next big thing in mental health. But what if you want t...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:59:01
Caption: Photo by Russell Baer, Credit: Photo by Russell Baer
Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. talks about his fascinating memoir. Christine Coulson on her novel, “One Woman Show.” It's told completely...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 52:00
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RECIPE: Spicy Turkey Meatballs THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Healthy lifestyle linked to slower memory decline in older adults * (Segm...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Broccoli Rice Casserole THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Most long covid effects resolve within a year after mild infection * (Se...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Bok Choy Mushroom Stir Fry THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Study shows habitual checking of social media may impact young adoles...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Avocado Breakfast Tacos THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Scientists finally know why people get more colds and flu in winter * (S...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Healthy Oatmeal Walnut Cookies THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines against death high in childre...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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RECIPE: Peruvian Chicken Soup THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL TOPICS: * (Segment 1) Hearing loss can lead to falls * (Segment 3) Bike riding in middle school ...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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HOUR ONE: "Off The Map" - Remember what maps were like when you were a kid? Well, Google Maps now makes finding everything from an obscure coffees...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2023
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Comedian, actor, and Kid in the Hall Dave Foley talks about his “Fargo” character, Danish Graves. Author Jesmyn Ward on her novel, 'Let Us Descend....

  • Added: Dec 07, 2023
  • Length: 52:00