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Maggie Andersen, author of "Getting Smart About Race: An American Conversation."  

From the University of Wisconsin-Parkside:  Andrew Gavin, Director of Athletics - and Robyn Elliot, graduate assistant. 

Eileen Rivers (USA Today) talks about her book "Beyond the Call:  Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan." Ms. Rivers visits Carthage on Saturday Feb. 22nd 

Edward J. Larson, author of "Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership." 

Writer and singer-songwriter Zahira Kelly-Cabrera, who is coming to Carthage College on Feb. 18th to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the school's Women's and Gender Studies Program.   

Nan Calvert joins us for her monthly environmental program.  Her guest is E. Shedden Farley, from the Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability in Verona, WI. 

We rebroadcast an interview from 25 years ago with Bill Guy, the original host of WGTD's The Morning Show,  and local Lincoln expert Steve Rogstad. 

Isabel Wilkerson, author of "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration."  It chronicles the massive migration of southern African-Americans to other parts of the United States.    <For Black History Month>

Kenosha author Michael Schumacher, editor of "Allen Ginsberg: South American Journals, January-July 1960." 

We preview the Lakeside Players' production of "Little Shop of Horrors," which opens this weekend. 

For Black History Month: Cal Fussman, author of "After Jackie: Pride, Prejudice and Baseball's Forgotten Heroes." 

Bryan Albrecht,  president of Gateway Technical College

Tim Wise, anti-racism activist:  "Great White Hoax: Challenging Racism and Denial in the Age of Trump."  Wise speaks at Carthage Tuesday evening.  

William J. Bernstein, author of 'The Splendid Exchange:  How Trade Shaped the World." 

Postponed from last Friday-   Mary Roach, author of "Bonk:  The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex."  

Roisin Meaney,  author of "Semi-Sweet:  A Novel of Love and Cupcakes."  

Dr. Jerald Mast, Associate Professor of Political Science at Carthage College, offers his thoughts on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.  

Andrew Burroughs,  author of "Everyday Engineering: How Engineers See."  

A 1990 interview with french horn virtuoso Barry Tuckwell,  recorded when he came to Kenosha to play with the Kenosha Symphony during their 50th anniversary season.  Tuckwell died last week at the age of 88.  

Dr. James Ripley, director of instrumental activities at Carthage College,  talks about the Wind Orchestra's recent trip to Japan and the group's homecoming concert coming up on Sunday.    

Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College - with William Martin,  Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Racine

Martin Fletcher, author of "The War Reporter."  

Nisha Zenoff, author of "The Unspeakable Loss:  How to you live after a child dies" 

Dominique Pritchett shares her amazing story of growing up in Kenosha in abject poverty and even periods of homelessness - but went on to graduate from Bradford High School and Carthage College and hopes to soon open private practice in Kenosha as a psychologist serving under-served populations.  She speaks Tuesday night at the Civil War Museum as part of their Courageous Conversations series. 

Jacquline Tobin, author of "From Midnight to Dawn:  The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad."  

Racine author Carol Gianforte, author of "My Heart Leads Me Home:  A Daughter's Memoir."

Nate Stamper talks about the Racine Theater Guild's production of "On Golden Pond." 

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

Fern Pessin, author of "I'll Be Right There: A Guidebook for Adults Caring for their Aging Parents."  

Caroline Alexander, author of "The Bounty:  The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty."  

Nan Calvert's first Morning Show visit of 2020 is with Doug Tallamy, Professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware who is one of the country's leading authorities on native plant gardening. 

Carthage student Emma Swain talks about her one-act play "Wire Taps," a heartfelt coming-out story which is comprised entirely of phone calls, text messages, and voice mails - and is completely non-binary in its use of pronouns. 

Stefan Klein, author of "Leonardo's Legacy: How da Vinci Re-imagined the World." 

Mary Ellen Geist, author of "Measure of the Heart:  Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's."   Ms. Geist gave up a thriving career in broadcast journalism to return home and care for her ailing father. 

Jay Bonansinga, author of "The Sinking of the Eastland:  America's Forgotten Tragedy." 

Seth Shulman, author of "The Telephone Gambit:  Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret."  

PODCAST ONLY - Todd Gitlin, author of "Letter to a Young Activist." 

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PODCAST ONLY-  Renowned chef Eric Ripert, author of "Avec Eric:  A Culinary Journey with Eric Ripert."  

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PODCAST ONLY-   Suzon Colon, author of "Cherries in Winter:  My Family's Recipe for Hope in Hard Times." 

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PODCAST ONLY-  From 2004 -  Bill Moyers talks about his book "Moyers on America:  A Journalist and His Times."  

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PODCAST ONLY-From 2007,  Charles Cohen on the 50th anniversary edition of Dr. Seuss's "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." 

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PODCAST ONLY-   Aachim Novak, author of "The Moment:  A Practical Guide to Creating a Mindful Life in a Distracted World."

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Buddy Levy, author of "Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition." 

We'll talk about an array of new books.  Part One:   Martin W. Sandler, author of "1919:  The Year that Changed America."    Part Two:  David Baldacci, author of "A Minute to Midnight."    Part Three:  Eleanor Cripps, author of "The Countess Choir Woman."      Part 2 begins approximately 20 minutes after the start.  Part 3 begins approximatey 28 minutes after the start.  

 Nan Calvert's monthly visit to the program.

Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht 

RTG Artistic Director Doug Instenes will talk about the guild's production of "The Wizard of Oz," which is completely sold out. 

Alex Metalsky will talk about the Fleeing Artists Theater's production of "A Christmas Carol." 

Lydia Pine, author of "Genuine Fakes:  How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff."