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Kathleen Dunn's Goodbye Show

Kathleen Dunn has been a host on Wisconsin Public Radio for nearly a quarter-century. Today is her last broadcast. We talk to the man who hired her, her old producers, and listen to some of her favorite interviews from over the years, including Maya Angelou, John McCain, Studs Terkel and Jane Goodall.

The Power Of Therapy Animals

Molly Johnson and registered therapy dog Fitzgerald William, a Basset Hound, travel from from Oconomowoc to bring comfort to people all over: from cancer patients in Appleton, to college students in Minnesota. They join us in-studio to talk about their experiences together and the power of animal therapy.

Legends In Baseball And Politics

Longtime Brewers play-by-play announcer Bob Uecker is the ultimate storyteller, known for his captivating, funny media presence. MLB Commissioner Emeritis Bud Selig is regarded as one of the best commissioners in baseball history. The two baseball hall-of-famers join us for the first half of the hour. Then for the second half of the hour, we talk to David Axelrod, who served as President Obama's senior advisor from 2009-2011 and was the chief strategist for both of Obama's presidential campaigns. Before his career as one of the best-know American polical strategists, Axelrod was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune. He is the author of the memoir "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics."

The Last Great Newspaper War/I Will Not Die Young Campaign

Is the battle between the New York Times, the Washington Post and President Trump the last great newspaper war? We talk to James Warren of Poynter about journalism in the Internet and Trump era. Then we'll talk to Muhibb Dyer, founder of the I Will Not Die Young Campaign, which aims to improve the lives of young black men.

The Last Great Newspaper War/I Will Not Die Young Campaign

Russia and Immigration

Last week after the Trump administration announced plans to curb immigration to the U.S., in part through new language requirements, Russian-born journalist Julia Ioffe tweeted, "I didn't speak English when I immigrated to the United States. Now, I get paid to write in it. Just saying." We'll talk to Ioffee and Jeet Heer of the New Republic tomorrow about U.S. immigration policy as well as shifting policies towards Russia.

The Value Of Play Time; The Liberal Arts Make A Comeback

Today's kindergarten looks a lot like first grade. How valuable is play time? We talk with an expert who shares his take. Then we shift to college education for a look at how Liberal Arts are gaining renewed appeal to power a range of careers.

The Value Of Play Time; The Liberal Arts Make A Comeback

All Things Political For Monday, August 7

We talk about the news of the week with Ruth Conniff and Jonathan Allen.

Far From The Tree: Young Adults

In his book, 'Far From The Tree,' Andrew Solomon writes about what happens when families face major differences, and how those differences can bind a family together. We talk to him about his reporting on parents of gay, deaf, disabled, autistic, and other children in light of the new young adult version of the book, which speaks directly to the children.

Healthcare Roundtable

We talk to a current and former senators about the healthcare debate.

The Oak Creek Sikh Temple Shooting, Five Years Later

It has been five years since a white supremacist fatally shot six people and wounded four others at a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek. We talk with the son of one of the victims as well as a former white supremacist who have worked together after the shooting to promote peace and nonviolence.

The Oak Creek Sikh Temple Shooting, Five Years Later

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