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The Morning Show

Bryan Albrecht, the president of Gateway Technical College - and Dr. Casey Sacks, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges with the U.S. Department of Education. 

From the archives:  Patricia Bosworth, author of "Jane Fonda:  The Private Life of a Public Woman."

We preview the Over Our Head Players' upcoming Improv event, which runs the next two weekends at the Sixth Street Theater in Racine. 

Allen Salkin,  co-author of "The Method to the Madness:  Donald Trump's Ascent as Told by Those Who Were Hired, Fired, Inspired- and Inaugurated." 

From the archives:  S. L. Price, author of "Heart of the Game:  Life, Death, and Mercy in Minor League America." 

Nan Calvert's monthly environmental program:  Her guests will be Sister Janet Weyker (Eco-Justice Center) and Michael Keleman (Environmental Engineering Manager for Insinkerator) talking about Racine's Zero Waste Initiative. 

Previewing this year's Secret Garden Walk by the Four Seasons Garden Club.

Alex Garvin, author of "The Heart of the City: Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century." 

Asma T. Uddin,  author of "When Islam is not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom." 

Part 1:  Adam Waytz, author of "The Power of Human:  How our Shared Humanity Can Help us Create a Better World." Part 2:  Allen Shawn, author of "Wish I Could Be There: Notes from a Phobic Life."   

No program because of Independence Day.

Robert Stone, director and producer of "Chasing the Moon,"  a magnificently-crafted 6-hour documentary about Apollo 11 that will air July 8th, 9th and 10th on PBS. 

Peter Stark, author of "Young Washington:  How Wilderness and War Forged America's Founding Father."

David E. Drew, author of "STEM the Tide:  Reforming Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education in America." 

Paul Beston, author of "The Boxing Kings:  When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring."  

Oscar-winning actor Alan Arkin, author of a memoir titled "Alan Arkin:  An Improvised Life."

Rod Pyle, author of "First on the Moon:  The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience."   The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is coming up in July.

Nicolas Carr, author of "The Shallows:  What the Internet is doing to our Brains." 

Gerald Koeppel, author of "Bond of Union:  Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire." 

Gerald Koeppel,  author of "Bond of Union:  Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire."  

Best-selling author J. Randy Tarborelli, author of 'The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation- A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy."  

Holly Stanfield,  Ben Woods and Nick Daly talk about Kander & Ebb's musical "The Scottsboro Boys,"

Mark Segal, author of "And then I danced:  traveling the road to LGBT Equality." 

 Josh Howard, director of "The Lavender Scare."

Jared Yates Sexton, author of 'The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of our own Making." 

PART 1:  Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon, author of "Manhood for Amateurs:  The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father and Son." Joining him in the interview is his wife, Ayelet Waldman, author of "Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace."  <41:02>  PART 2: Dr. Bryan Klassen, from the Mayo Clinic, talks about Deep Brain Stimulation as a treatment for certain movement disorders. 

Richard Goldstein, author of "Another Little Piece of my Heart:  My Life of Rock and Revolution in the Sixties."   The book explores some of Goldstein's experiences in writing about rock & roll in the late 1960's and his encounters with legends such as Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin.

Nan Calvert from Root-Pike WIN pays her monthly visit to the program.  Her guest will be Jon Richards from Clean Wisconsin. They are working for the elimination of Polcyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (or PAHs), which are highly toxic yet used in many driveways and parking lots. 

PART ONE: Matthew Futterman, author of "Running to the Edge:  A Band of Misfits and the Guru who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed."  The book chronicles the exploits of Bob Larsen, a legendary track & field coach.  PART TWO:  The results of a CNA study on how modern technology is being used to improve the work of police departments across the country.  

Anthropologist Martin Schoenhals, author of "Work, Love and Learning in Utopia:  Equality Reimagined."  

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we rebroadcast a conversation with historian Jean Edward Smith, author of "Eisenhower in War and Peace."  

From the archives (2009) -  Rachel DeWoskin, author of the novel "Repeat After Me," which is significantly inspired by her experiences of working in China as a young American woman. 

Roger Gottlieb, author of "Morality and the Environmental Crisis." 

GTC President Bryan Albrecht,  UW-Parkside Chancellor Debra Ford, and Carthage President John Swallow.

The Historic Washington Park Velodrome and the Kenosha Velosport Bike Team.

Shannon Watts, author of “Fight like a Mother: how a grassroots movement took on the gun lobby and why women will change the world.”

Ralph Peters, author of “Darkness of Chancellorsville: A Novel of Stonewall Jackson’s Triumph and Tragedy.”

Nolan Gasser, author of “Why you like it: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste.”

No Show due to the Memorial Day Holiday 

Software developer Anna P. Murray discusses women in technology. 

Sarah Steward Holland and Beth Silvers, co-hosts of the Pantsuit Politics podcast, and co-authors of "I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening):  A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations."   

A conversation about the Gateway Promise - in which eligible students can attend Gateway Technical College tuition free. This Morning Show was streamed live on Facebook. You can watch the interview here

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business,  pays his monthly visit to the Morning Show, offering his analysis of current events and issues. 

Mitchell Zuckoff, author of "Fall and Rise:  The Story of 9/11." 

Joshua A. Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law and author of "Vote for Us: How to Take Back our Elections and Change the Future of Voting." 


Aerial Arts and the Over the Rainbow Showcase and Fundraiser happening May 17th at The Branch in Racine.  In Aerial Arts, a person suspends themselves in mid-air through the use of silk strips and hammocks.

Dr. James Kinchen, director of choral activities at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, will talk about "Two Worlds, One Art" - an exciting new undertaking in which a Parkside choir and a choir from China will collaborate - with each visiting the other's country.   

Jack Rose from the local chapter of NAMI- the National Association for Mental Illness.

Follow up conversation with Kenosha's own Betsy Ade, a recent contestant on NBC's "The Voice." This Morning Show was streamed live on Facebook. Click here to watch the broadcast. 

Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College,  is joined by Tracy Crocker, President of BRP, who is the keynote speaker for Gateway's upcoming commencement ceremony.