The Morning Show

The Morning Show goes on broadcast holiday hiatus until January 4th.  During the hiatus, the program will still be available in its podcast format.   

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A memorial tribute to Ray Forgianni,  who was Kenosha's City Planner and Director of City Development for more than thirty years.

A memorial tribute to Shirley Abrahamson, former Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, who died this past Saturday.  We are airing excerpts from two different Morning Show interviews with Justice Abrahamson.   (The

Part One:  Rev.

A preview of an upcoming virtual performance of "A Christmas Carol" directed by Alex Metalsky - a Fleeing Artists production but which will feature performers from a number of area community theaters- as well as several pe

Nan Calvert's monthly environmental program

A preview of the Racine Theater Guild's next Signature Spotlight Concert,  "Home fo the Holidays,"  which will be shared (virtually) with the public beginning on December 18th. 

Paul Robert Coyle, author of "Swords, Starships and Superheroes- from Star Trek to Xena to Hercules: a TV Writer's Life Scripting the Stories of Heroes"

Part One:  Allen Buchanan, author of "Our Moral Fate:  Evolution and the Escape from Tribalism."  Part Two: Patricia Peyton, co-author of "Physical Intelligence: Harness Your Body;s Untapped Intelligence to achieve more, s

Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht.  

From the archives:  a 1998 conversation with therapist Amy Sprague Champeau on Depression.   <The interview originally scheduled for today- with Angela Zimmerman, the new director of the Racine Public Library, has been

We talk about singing safely during COVID-19 with three high school choral directors:  Elizabeth Steege (Case H.S. in Racine),  Polly Amborn (Tremper H.S.

Best-selling sportswriter John Feinstein discusses his latest book, "Game Changer," his latest sports-themed novel for young readers. 

Lucina Robb (granddaughter of Lady Bird Johnson) and Rebecca Boggs Roberts (daughter of Cokie Roberts.)  They are co-authors of "The Suffragist Playbook: Your Guide to Changing the World."  The book celebrates some of the

Dr. James Kinchen from UW-Parkside and Dr. Eduardo Garcia-Novelli from Carthage College on how to carry on with a choral program during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Barry Jagoda, author of "My Journeys with Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media."  Jagoda was a media advisor to former president Jimmy Carter.

Jamie Thompson, author of "Stand Off: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault that Gripped a Nation."  

Part One:  Carlo Nevicosi, Deputy Director, Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services, with a COVID update.   Part Two:   Hope O. Baker, author of Finding Hope:  A Birth Mother's Journey into the Light.  

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business at Carthage College.

No Morning Show broadcast because of the holiday. There will be a Morning Show podcast. 

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No Morning Show broadcast because of the holiday. There will be a Morning Show podcast. 

Listen to the podcast here:

Apple Podcasts (iPhone and iPad) 

Lincoln expert Steve Rogstad, author of 'Lincoln Among the Badgers: Rediscovering Sites Associated with Abraham and Mary Lincoln in Wisconsin."

Part One: Ted Yang, author of 'Table for Five: A Father's Story of Life, Love and Loss."  Part Two:  Psychotherapist Elke Scholz, author of "Anxiety Warrior," a book that explores the nature of anxiety and how to deal with

Racine-born musician Zachary Scot Johnson talks about reaching the milestone of 3000 episodes of his Song a Day project on Youtube.   He also talks about how life for him and other professional musicians has changed so dra

We speak with several different people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 .... including a front-line worker (a nurse) .... an elected official .....

Tim Weiner, author of "The Folly and the Glory: America, Russia, and Political Warfare." 

 Jeffrey Roberg, Professor of Political Science and Jon Bruning, Associate Professor of Communications and Digital Media from Carthage College. They recap the 2020 presidential election and how they approached it in their

Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht

John Hambrock, creator of the comic strip "The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee," which has just begun its 15th year of syndication.

Brian Vikander, author of "Dalko: The Untold Story of Baseball's Fastest Pitcher." 

Nan Calvert's monthly visit- with Willie Karadis, project manager for Route of the Badger and with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. 

Two conversations about COVID-19 with two of Greg Berg's relatives:  Dr.

Laura Gellott, retired from the history faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, talks about her new book "Helen Perry Curtis and the European Trip of a Lifetime." 

Lenora Chu, author of "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve."  

Brian Muraresku, author of "The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Names."  The author examines the use of psychedelic substances in various religions dating back to ancient Greece.  

Part One:  Belinda Thielen, local Quaker, talks about an initiative called Choose Democracy that seeks to safeguard the integrity of our democracy as well as the integrity of the 2020 election.

No Morning Show.  We will remain with NPR's live coverage of election results.

In part one: a 2002 interview with Judith Martin, a k a Miss Manners,  discussing her book "Star Spangled Manners: In Which Miss Manners Defends American Etiquette (for a change).

Elizabeth Mitchell, author of "Lincoln's Lie: A True Civil War Caper through Fake News, Wall Street and the White House."

Part one: Holly Stanfield talks about directing KUSD musical theater productions during COVID.  Part two: James Schatzman talks about a special musical offering by the Choral Arts Society being shared (virtually) on Octobe

First District U.S. Congressman Bryan Steil and challenger Roger Polack. 

Dr. Art Cyr,  Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy and World Business at Carthage College.

Walter Koenig, author of "Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek."  Koenig portrayed the role of Ensign Pavel Chekov in the original Star Trek television series. 

Kenneth C. Davis, author of "Strongman:  5 Dictators and the Fall of Democracy." 

Re-scheduled from yesterday:  Bryan Albrecht,  president of Gateway Technical College,  and Cheryl Carrier,  CEO of Ford Next Generation Learning.  Ford NGL has partnerships with school districts across the country- includ


Mary-Frances Winters, author of "Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body and Spirit."  

Nan Calvert's monthly visit is a conversation about wetlands and wetlands restoration with Joshua Brown from the Wisconsin DNR. Also, Best-selling author Rick Riordan discusses his latest book,  "The Tower of Nero."  

Ben Loeterman, writer-producer-director for "Walter Winchell: the Power of Gossip,"  the latest documentary for the PBS series  American Masters.  The film airs Tuesday evening.   Winchell was a popular writer and radio pe

Rosemarie Day, author of "Marching towards Coverage:  How Women can lead the fight for Universal Healthcare."