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What Are The Biggest Digital Security Threats In The Coming Year?

From Russian hackers to ransomware attacks, there are plenty of potential digital security threats on the horizon. This hour, a WIRED reporter breaks down what we should be on the lookout for, and what we can do to protect ourselves.

What Are The Biggest Digital Security Threats In The Coming Year?

How Underclass Americans Carried Trump To The White House

A series of stories documenting how working-class Americans in rural areas throughout the country helped put Donald Trump into the White House just won journalism's prestigious Polk Award. The reporter discusses his time spent in Rust Belt towns throughout the Midwest.

How Underclass Americans Carried Trump To The White House

Holocaust Survivor And Historian Opens Up In New Memoir

One of the world's most prominent historians on the Holocaust just published the second dramatic installment to his memoirs, "Where Memory Leads: My Life." The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor emeritus of history at UCLA recounts losing his parents to the horrors of the Holocaust.

Holocaust Survivor And Historian Opens Up In New Memoir

30 Years Of Reporting On Donald Trump

A new in-depth book from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist covers the long arc of Donald Trump's career, from his boyhood days in Queens, New York, to his rise to the White House.

What Bobby Kennedy Can Teach Today's Democrats

The author of a new biography on Robert F. Kennedy says today's Democrats would be wise to take on a progressive agenda like Kennedy did in the '60s. He also talks about his latest research into Joseph McCarthy and his red scare investigations.

What Bobby Kennedy Can Teach Today's Democrats

All Things Political For Feb. 20, 2017

The alleged connections between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian officials in the lead up to the election continues to be the story that won't go away. The president's executive order on immigration doesn't appear to be fading from the headlines either. One of the editors of The National Journal reflects on the Trump administration's first month in office, including the extraordinary amount of leaks coming out of the White House, the latest cabinet confirmations and the ongoing animosity between the commander-in-chief and the media.

A Son's Story Of Caring For His Father

A local author joins us to discuss his sensitive and also humorous memoir of caring for his father suffering from dementia. The book is "And Good Night to All the Beautiful Young Women; A Tale of Episodic Dementia".

The War Against World War I

A Georgetown history professor is out with a new book, "War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918," that chronicles the untold story of the movement that came close to keeping the United States out of World War I. One of the lawmakers who led the charge against American intervention was none other than Wisconsin's own Robert La Follette.

Skyrocketing Child Care Costs: Impacts And Solutions

Child care costs in the U.S. have skyrocketed. In 33 states, including Wisconsin, it's now more expensive to send a child to day care than to college. At a whopping $10,000 a year, child care gobbles up one-fifth of a median household's income and 60 percent of household budgets on minimum wage. A professor of social work and a state lawmaker look at impacts of and solutions to this issue that's affecting so many families.

Skyrocketing Child Care Costs: Impacts And Solutions

The Aftermath Of Michael Flynn's Resignation

Michael Flynn resigned from his post late Monday as President Donald Trump's national security adviser for allegedly consulting with the Russian ambassador to the United States about the sanctions ordered by President Obama, and for misleading officials inside the White House, including Vice President Mike Pence. The latest reporting alleges that the Trump administration knew about the incident for weeks. Reporters from The Washington Post and Politico offer the latest in the developing story.

The Aftermath Of Michael Flynn's Resignation

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