The Kathleen Dunn Show

The Kathleen Dunn Show

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All Things Political For May 31, 2016

Kathleen and her guest review the top political news of the week including ongoing coverage of the Presidential election.

'Washington: A History of Our National City'

We speak with the author of a sweeping new portrait of Washington D.C., who writes that "from the moment the federal government moved to the District of Columbia in December 1800, Washington has been central to American identity and life." We explore this stage on which our national dramas have played out, and how the city itself holds a mirror to the millions of Americans who look upon it.

World War II In Milwaukee

The city of Milwaukee was an industrial town that quickly positioned itself for wartime production after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. In a new book about that time, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter reveals the stories of Milwaukee during World War II through past interviews and archival materials.

Our Digital Life: Are Smartphones Afflicting Us With ADHD?

Today's teenagers seemed glued to their smartphones, engaged with their digital devices at all hours of the day. We'll speak with two leading researchers who have examined how young people use their phones and how it may be afflicting them with symptoms of ADHD.

The Discontent With Obamacare

A New York Times health reporter joins us to talk about how the growing pains of the Affordable Care Act are frustrating patients. While the law has insured millions of new Americans, our guest says there remains a strong undercurrent of discontent.

Report: Bullying Is A Serious Public Health Issue, More Efforts Needed To Stop It

It's not just kids being kids. According to a new report, bullying is a serious public health problem...and could have a major effect on children's well-being and development. This hour, we'll look at new recommendations to prevent and combat bullying in all forms, including cyberbullying...and what role parents, teachers and social media companies should be playing.

Report: Bullying Is A Serious Public Health Issue, More Efforts Needed To Stop It

Obama Visits Hiroshima

On Friday, President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima, Japan. Although he will not be apologizing for the atomic bombings during WW2, our guest will discuss the trip's historic implications.

Panic At The Pump

Kathleen speaks to the author of a new book on the huge political impact that the 1970s energy crisis had on the nation and how it reshaped American politics. The book is titled; "Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s".

Is The U.S. Voting System Broken?

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may have won primaries, but are they really representative of what the American people want? We'll speak with an elections expert about how the American voting system is broken and how it might be fixed.

What Does This Presidential Race Say About America?

What's happening in America? What does it mean to be an American? These are questions defining a campaign unlike any other. For nearly 35 days, our guest, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with Wisconsin ties, crossed the nation looking for answers. He describes what he found in his latest series for The Washington Post, "Looking For America."

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