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  • What I Hear When You Say | Welfare

    Explore the assumptions and misgivings of pejorative phrases like "Welfare queen."

    Fast Facts: Wage Growth Slow in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin falls into the bottom half of the country when it comes to wage and wage growth.

  • Should we make voting mandatory?

    If we made "America From Scratch" today, would we have compulsory voting?

    Penwern: A Frank Lloyd Wright Summer Place

    Mark Hertzberg shares historic and contemporary photographs of the Penwern estate.

  • When Fish First Breathed Air

    Before a group of fish could live on dry land, they acquired the ability to breathe air.

    Amanpour: Ronan Farrow

    A return to Christiane Amanpour's interview with Ronan Farrow on "War on Peace" and Me Too.

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Tribal Histories

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Explore our documentaries in which members of Wisconsin First Nations tell their stories.

Director's Cut

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A series about independent films with Wisconsin connections. Hosted by Pete Schwaba.


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