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11/25/20 Lincoln Among the Badgers
Abraham Lincoln expert Steve Rogstad discusses his latest book "Lincoln Among the Badgers: Rediscovering Sites Associated with Abraham and Mary Lincoln in Wisconsin." In the book, Rogstad talks about various connections between the Lincolns and Wisconsin - the five visits that they made to the state (all separately; they never visited Wisconsin together) - and the many Lincoln statues in our state, including the statue found on the campus of Carthage College. We also hear about the circumstances under which President Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday.
11/24/20 Anxiety Warrior
Elke Scholz, author of "Anxiety Warrior," discusses what 'anxiety' is, the various forms it can take, and the means by which we can deal with our anxiety issues.
10/24/20 Table for Five
Ted Yang, author of "Table for Five: a Father's Story of Life, Love and Loss."
11/23/20 Zachary Scot Johnson's 3000th "Song a Day"
We catch up with professional musician Zachary Scot Johnson, originally from Racine but now living in the Twin Cities, who has just completed the 3000th segment of his Youtube project "Song A Day." We also talk about what the COVID-19 pandemic has meant for Zach and other professional musicians.
11/22/20 Vincent Bugliosi
From 2007- On the anniversary of the assassination of J.F.K., we replay this conversation with Vincent Bugliosi about "Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy" in which he methodically takes apart the many conspiracy theories that have sprung up in the wake of the shooting. Bugliosi's many books include "Helter Skelter."
11/21/20 (1998) Seductions of Rice
From 1998 comes this interview with Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, co-authors of "Seductions of Rice: a Cookbook." The book explores this astonishing varieties of rice found around the world and the array of things that can be done with rice.