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The Morning Show

Joseph Wheelan, author of "Midnight in the Pacific: Guadacanal- The World War Two Battle that Turned the Tide of War." 

More previews of this weekend's Harbor Park Jazz Rhythm and Blues Festival in Kenosha. 

Mary Radigan, executive chef at Sazzy B's in downtown Kenosha.   

Dr. Art Cyr, director of the Clausen Center at Carthage discusses the rising tension between the United States and North Korea. 

"Two Towns of Jasper." This powerful 2003 documentary is  receiving an encore airing on PBS's POV this week. 

Guida Brown,  executive director of the Hope Council on Alcohol and other Drug Abuse, discusses the opioid drug epidemic sweeping the country. 

Dr. John Swallow,  the new president of Carthage College. 

Kathleen Dunn, longtime program host on WPR's Ideas Network.  She is retiring, and our interview airs the day before her final show. 

Best-selling novelist C.J. Box discusses his latest book "Paradise Valley." 

Mike Crane, director of Wisconsin Public Radio. WPR is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. 

Part 1: Previewing Racine's Starving Artist's Fair. Part 2: Lynda Schuster, Dirty Wars and Polished Silver: The Life and Times of a War Correspondent Turned Ambassadrix 

Previewing this weekend's Pike River Rendezvous.

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and Kenosha Parks Director Matt Collins, talking about the 90th anniversary of Kenosha County Parks.

John Eisenberg, author of "The Streak:  Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr. and Baseball's Most Historic Record."   

Carthage Physics professor Kevin Crosby discusses research projects for NASA. 

Gateway president Bryan Albrecht discusses the impact of Foxconn coming to the region. 

Dr. Art Cyr, director of the Clausen Center at Carthage College. Dr. Cyr will offer his analysis of various current events. 

Nancy Davies, former Chicago publicist for Ringling Brothers.

Heath Fogg Davis, author of "Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter?"

Dr. Jerry Mast, associate professor of political science at Carthage College discusses the ongoing struggles of the republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the political difficulties of President Trump

 Previewing the POV documentary "Shalom Italia."

Stephanie Hanes, author of "White Man's Game: Saving Animals, Rebuilding Eden, and other myths of conservation in Africa."  

Gateway Technical College president Bryan Albrecht.

Carol Sabbar, Director of Library and Instructional Technology at Carthage, discusses the issue of Net Neutrality.

Previewing "Disney's Peter Pan Jr.," performed tonight at Carthage- a collaboration between Carthage's musical theater workshop and students from iMusical Shanghai.  

 Best-selling novelist Dan Winslow,  author of "The Force." 

Part l: Travel expert Rick Steves.  Part 2: The RTG's "Always, Patsy Cline" 

Alvin Felzenberg, author of "The Man and his Presidents:  The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley." 

Elissa Brent Weissman, editor of "Our Story Begins: Your favorite authors and illustrators share fun, inspiring and occasionally ridiculous things they wrote and drew as kids." 

Burt and John Jacobs, founders of Life Is Good Apparel; Dr. Francis Slakey author of "To The Last Breath: A Memoir of Going To Extremes."

Jacques Berlinerblau, author of "Campus Confidential:  How College Works or Doesn't, for Professors,  Parents, and Students."  

Preview of the Four Seasons Garden Walk.

No program because of the holiday. 

Dr. Jeff Thompson, CEO Emeritus of Gunderson Health System- author of "Lead True."

Heritage Walking Tours in downtown Racine.   

Steven Pinker, author of "The Better Angels of our Nature: Why Violence has Declined."

Local author James Neibaur talks about his new W.C. Fields book. 

Mark Bowden, author of "Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam."   

Former Governor of Wisconsin Martin Schreiber and author of "My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping and Surviving as an Alzheimer's Caregiver."   

James Schatzman, director of Racine Vocational Ministries.  

Martha Davis Kipcak, curator of the "Global Kitchen" exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum.  

Carthage professor Art Cyr offers analysis of current events. 

Novelist Haylen Beck, author of "Here and Now." He signs books at Boswell Books in Milwaukee evening.  Also, "The Big Book of HR."  

Jocelyn Olcott,  author of "International Women's Year."  The book examines an important gathering of feminists in Mexico City in 1975 which helped broaden the scope of the women's liberation movement. 

Michael Cannell, author of "Incendiary: The psychiatrist, the mad bomber and the invention of criminal profiling."

Nan Calvert - with Joan Roehre (Adventure Kids Learning.)

Highlighting the Jurassic World exhibit and Tattoos exhibit at the Chicago Field Museum.  

Previewing the Racine Symphony's Lakeside Pops concerts.

Finn Murphy, author of "The Long Haul:  A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road." 

Dr. David Geier,  author of "That's Gotta Hurt: The Injuries that changed sports forever."