The Morning Show

Racine Symphony Music Director Pasqual Laurino previews the RSO's Fall Masterworks Concert on Oct. 30th.

Marta McDowell, author of "Unearthing the Secret Garden: The Plants and Places that Inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett."  

Part 1- The University of Wisconsin-Parkside's Foreign Film Series,   Part 2-  Mike Papantonio, author of the novel "Inhuman Trafficking." 

Leonard Rubenstein, author of "Perilous Medicine: The struggle to protect health care from the violence of war."

Part One-   Fabrice Conte-Williamson, director of UW-Parkside's production of Margaret Atwood's "The Penelopiad."  Part Two:  Collin O'Mara, National Wildlife Federation. 

Nan Calvert - with Jim Kreuser,  Kenosha County Executive, and Dave Giordano, Executive Director of Root Pike Watershed Initiative, talking about the Pike River Restoration Project.

Dr. John Swallow, president of Carthage College

Brad Ricca, author of "True Raiders: The untold story of the 1909 Expedition to find the legendary Ark of the Covenant."

We commemorate the 150th anniversary (to the day) of the Great Chicago Fire with an archival interview conducted by former WGTD Morning Show host Bill Guy.

Dr. Herschel Kruger from Carthage's theater faculty talks about their current production of Harold Pinter's "Betrayal." 

Juliette Fay, author of the novel "Catch us when we fall,"  which centers on the themes of alcoholism and redemption. 

Dr. Art Cyr from Carthage's Clausen Center offers analysis of current events and issues.

Part One:  a preview of Carthage's special Aspire Festival   Part Two:  A look at TV's  "Grey's Anatomy."  

Dr. Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College welcomes Carolyn Lee, Executive Director for the Manufacturing Institute in Washington DC.  

Dr. Peter Dennee (from the Carthage music faculty) talks about his sabbatical experience in Tanzania. 

Brendan Kiely, author of "The Other Talk:  Reckoning with our White Privilege." Part two - Sheila Modir and Jeff Kashou, co-authors of "The Proudest Color," 

Chuck Dalaklis, executive producer of the documentary "In their own words: Jimmy Carter."  

Stephen Ives, director/producer of the American Experience documentary "Citizen Hearst"

David Zirin, author of "The Kaepernick Effect:  Taking a Knee, Changing the World." 

Jennifer Sassaman and Ricardo Frederick Evans, co-hosts of the podcast "Read More Plays," which has just begun its second season. 

Dr. Arthur Levine, author of "The Great Upheaval:  Higher Education's Past, Present, and Uncertain Future."

Dr. Brian Primack, author of "You are what you click:  How being selective, positive and creative can transform your social media experience."  Part 2: Columnist George F. Will, author of "American Happiness and Discontent: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020,"

John Rhodehamel, author of "America's Original Sin: White Supremacy, John Wilkes Booth, and the Lincoln Assassination."  

Dr. Thomas Carr, head of the paleontology program at Carthage College.

Dr. James Ripley, Professor of Music at Carthage College, previews the school's first band concert this coming Sunday.

 Adam Larson, Park Ranger for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park in Church Creek, Maryland

 Reid Forgrave, author of "Love, Zac:  Small Town Football and the Life and Death of an American Boy." 

William Langewiesche, author of "American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center." 

Part One: We preview this weekend''s performances of Shakespeare's HAMLET by the Fleeing Artists Theater Company.  Part Two: We preview Monday evening's installment of PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, which is a film biography of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. 

Nan Calvert's monthly visit to the Morning Show will feature Ben Benninghoff, Wisconsin DNR Basin Supervisor, along with Dave Giordano, director of Root Pike Watershed Initiative. 

Roseann Shales and Guida Brown,  President and Vice-President respectively of the Kenosha Women's Network. Part Two- Actor Robert Bathurst on "The Madness of Crowds."  

Matt Richtel, author of "An Elegant Defense:  The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives." 

No broadcast because of Labor Day.  (There will be a podcast Morning Show, TBA.) 

 Tyler Gray, author of "The Hit Charade:  Lou Pearlman, Boy Bands, and the Biggest Ponzi Scheme in U.S. History."  


Bryan Albrecht, the president of Gateway Technical College-  with Ray Koukari, Dean of Manufacturing, Engineering and Information Technology at GTC,  and Jeff Daniels, principal organizer of Tech Prize.

Edgar Villanueva, author of "Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance."

"Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom" by Jennifer Holland

Teaching the "1 Percent" With Author Blythe Grossberg; Part Two- Author Ron Roy and CEO of Pinna Maggie McGuire 

Christopher Clarey, author of "The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer."  

Kelly Scroggins-Powell, Executive Director of Racine Women for Racial Justice. 

Yasmeen Abutaleb, co-author of "Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration's Response to the Pandemic that Changed History." 

Stephen Kurczy, author of "The Quiet Zone:  Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence."

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of Political Economy & World Business, offers analysis of current events and concerns, including the situation in Afghanistan.  

A preview of this year's HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm and Blues Festival which is Saturday, August 21.  

Carlo Nevocosi,  who is with the Walworth County Public Health Department, with a COVID update.

John Seager, who is with Population Connection, a non-profit and non-partisan group working for Population Stabilization.

Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht.  With him will be GTC Trustee Beth Ormseth.  

Liza Nash Taylor, author of the novel "In All Good Faith."  The novel is set during America's Great Depression.

Part 1- Kostya Kennedy, "The Story of Baseball in 100 Photos."  Part 2- Jim Brosnan, former major leaguer and author of "The Long Season" and "Pennant Race,"

Nan Calvert with Deanna Nickey, Restoration Ecologist with RES (Resource Environmental Solutions.)