The Morning Show

Clayton Trutor, author of "Loserville:  How Professional Sports Remade Atlanta - and how Atlanta Remade Professional Sports." 

James Schatzman talks about the 35th anniversary of the Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin

Meredith Ochs, author of 'Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul."  Also, a tribute to Ms. Franklin from Dr. James Kinchen. 

We preview UW-Parkside's Jazz Week - and the Racine Theater Guild's production of "Clue: On Stage"

A Preview of Kenosha Symphony Orchestra's "Jazzy: American Moods;" A Look at UW-Parkside Play "Indecent" 

Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College - with Lindsey Kosman, Student Life Coordinator

Seth Weidmann, Assistant Athletic Director and Head Men's Swimming and Diving Coach at Carthage College. 

Susan Quinn, author of "Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair that Shaped a First Lady." 

Dr. Martin Abrahamson and Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, co-authors of "Conquer Your Diabetes."

Amir Hussain, a professor from Loyola Marymount University in California. Also,  Fatih Harpci, who is a religion professor at Carthage. 

David Robson, author of "The Expectation Effect:  How your Mindset can Change the World." 

Violist David Mason, the Howard Brown Artist-in-Residence at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Michele Hancock, Vice President of College Culture for Inclusion at Carthage College.  Also, the late Greg Tate, author of "Everything but the Burden:  What White People are Taking from Black Culture." 

Little Rock Nine Survivor and Author Melba Pattilo Beals and Historic and Iconic historian Jon Meachem, author

Rocco Constantino, author of "Beyond Baseball's Color Barrier: The Story of African-Americans in Major League Baseball Past, Present and Future." (for Black History Month) 

Dr. Art Cyr offers analysis of current events

Neal Thompson, author of "The First Kennedys: The Humble Roots of an American Dynasty." 

Dr. Mark Vonnegut, author of "The Heart of Caring: A Life in Pediatrics."  (Dr. Vonnegut's father was the renowned author Kurt Vonnegut.) 

 Rosario Marin, former Treasurer of the United States. 

Musical duo Bridge & Wolak, who are performing at Carthage College next week.   

Nan Calvert's monthly visit.  Today's Topic:  Lichens

Elliot Jaspin, author of "Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America." 

A preview tonight's American Experience documentary "The American Diplomat,"  which tells the story of three of the first African Americans to serve our country as diplomats, 

Lair Torrent, author of "The Practice of Love: break old patterns, rebuild trust, and create a connection that lasts." 

Jeffrey Roberg and Maribel Morales, from the faculty at Carthage College, discuss the 16-day study-tour to Peru that they led during J-Term..(Several of their students will join them as well.) 

Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht and Executive Vice President / Provost Zina Haywood discuss their time at GTC and their impending retirements. 

We preview two theatrical productions opening this weekend:  "Guys on Ice" at the Racine Theater Guild and "Failure: A Love Story" at the Rhode Center for the Arts in downtown Kenosha. 

Martin McClendon, Professor of Theater at Carthage College, talks about the new play "Frontline" based on interviews with six health care workers and what they have experienced while working through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Benjamin Gilmour, author of "Paramedico:  Around the World by Ambulance."

Justin Spizman, author of "Coach: The Greatest Teachers in Sports and Their Lessons for us all."

We celebrate the 10th anniversary of UW-Parkside's Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities with Dean Dr. Lesley Walker. 

Greg Brennecka, author of "Impact: How Rocks from Space led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong." 

We preview the upcoming American Experience documentary "Riveted: The History of Jeans" with Michael Bick, co-writer, co-director and co-producer of the film.

Mark Zwonitzer author of "The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism. Part two: Poet Jacob Hunt, author of "Shift" 

Trevor Jung, the newly-appointed Transit Manager for the city of Racine.   

For Holocaust Remembrance Day:  Mina Miller, President of Artistic Director of Music of Remembrance, a Seattle-based group that seeks to foster remembrance and understanding of the Holocaust through music.

David S. Rudolf, author of "American Injustice: Inside Stories from the Underbelly of the Criminal Justice System."

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business, pays his first monthly visit to the Morning Show in 2022.

R.D. Rosen, author of "A Buffalo in the House: The Extraordinary Story of Charlie and his family." 

Dr. Anthony Barnart,  Associate Professor of Psychological Science at Carthage, talks about his J-Term course "The Cognitive Science of Magic." 

Nan Calvert pays her first monthly visit of 2022.  

Peter Boni, author of "Uprooted: Trauma, Unknown Origins, and the Secretive History of Artificial Insemination. 

Emily St. John Mandel, author of "Station Eleven."  This award-winning novel has just been adapted into a highly regarded miniseries on HBO-Max.  The book imagines a world completely devastated by a flu pandemic and trying to rebuild itself. 

Debby Irving, author of "Waking up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race." 

Katie Kowbel, director of the Racine Theater Guild's production of the musical "Nunsense."

Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College - with Doug Bartz, director of the Kenosha County Job Center - and Beth Norris, operations manager for Southeast Wisconsin Workforce System.

Michael Cottman, author of "Segregated Skies: David Harris's Trailblazing Journey to Rise Above Racial Barriers."   

Dr. Jonathan Shailor from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on his ongoing and expanding work with prisoners.

 Mark Bowden, co-author of "The Steal: The Attempt to Overturn the 2020 Election and the People who Stopped It." Creek Stewart, author of "The Disaster-Ready Home: a Step-by-step Emergency Preparedness Manual for Sheltering in Place."

Joe Loizzo and Elazar Aslan, co-authors of "Boundless Leadership: The Breakthrough Method to Realize Your Vision, Empower Others and Ignite Positive Change."