Lake Effect: Full Show

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Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Friday on Lake Effect: National Catholic Forensic League, African-American Midwives, Melinda Myers
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Friday on Lake Effect : A graduating high school senior reflects on the lessons she learned working summers working with her dad, as a plumber's helper. Later, what brings 3,600 of the best young public speakers in the country to Milwaukee this weekend. How a lack of African-American midwives might be affecting the black infant mortality rate in Wisconsin. And our gardening contributor helps us get ready for Memorial Day weekend. Guests: Kelley Schlise, DSHA Carrie Baker Jackson, Reagan High Sschool Star Twaddle and Sasha Bariffe, future midwives Melinda Myers, gardening contributor
May 24, 2019
Thursday on Lake Effect: Suicide Contagion, 'Kids in Crisis' Documentary, National Park Guide
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A suicide prevention researcher explains the difficult task of openly discussing suicidal thoughts. Then, a new documentary explores teen mental health and peer-to-peer intervention. A comprehensive guide invites us to explore our national parks, and astronomer Jean Creighton gets starry-eyed about the cosmos. Guests: Dr. John Ackerman, suicide prevention coordinator for the Center of Suicide Prevention, Nationwide Children's Hospital Rory Linnane, reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ; Maryann Lazarski, producer, Milwaukee PBS; Alex Hart-Upendo, Kids in Crisis: You're Not Alone Becky Lomax, author, Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks Jean Creighton, astronomy contributor
May 23, 2019
Wednesday on Lake Effect: NPR's Mary Louise Kelly, Wisconsin Ginseng Farmers, Loving 'Outlander'
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : A conversation with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly, who started as the network's national security correspondent before moving into the co-host's chair at All Things Considered . She's also known for her unflinching interview with NPR President Jarl Mohn, in the wake of a #MeToo scandal at the network. Later, a look at how Wisconsin’s ginseng growers are affected by the emerging trade war with China. And Lake Effect essayist Mel Miskimen explores her love of the Outlander books. Guests: Mary Louise Kelly, co-host, All Things Considered Will Hsu, president, Hsu's Ginseng Mel Miskimen, Lake Effect essayist
May 22, 2019
Tuesday on Lake Effect: Gendered Housework, Museum of Wisconsin History, All Of Us Program
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A new set of studies look at the impact of gender expectations on who does the housework. Later, momentum is building for a new Museum of Wisconsin History. Our Beats Me series looks at a federal program that aims to have people share their health and lifestyle information, as well as their DNA. Plus, writer, cartoonist and Milwaukee native Paul Noth channels his experience growing up with eight siblings in his latest middle grade novel, How to Properly Dispose of Planet Earth. Guests: Noelle Chesley, associate professor of sociology, UW-Milwaukee; Joanna Pepin, post-doctoral research fellow, University of Texas at Austin Christian Overland, Ruth and Hartley Barker director of the Wisconsin Historical Society Chuck Quirmbach, WUWM Innovation Reporter Jenny Benjamin, poet Paul Noth, author, How to Properly Dipose of Planet Earth
May 21, 2019
Monday on Lake Effect: Police Pursuits, Animation at UWM and MATC, Veterans Theater Festival
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Monday on Lake Effect : Why residents of some Milwaukee neighborhoods are conflicted over police pursuits of criminals. Later, two area colleges team up to strengthen education for students pursuing animation. Then, the benefits of the first national Veterans Theater Festival, running this week in Milwaukee. And a Brewers pitcher goes the distance in support of the environment. Guests: Edgar Mendez, reporter, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Brian Mennenoh, education instructor, Milwaukee Area Technical College; Owen Klatte, associate animation lecturer, UW-Milwaukee; Tim Decker, animation faculty, MATC and UWM Anthony Torres, founder, Combat Hippies; Nancy Smith-Watson, founder, Feast of Crispian Brent Suter, pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers
May 19, 2019
Lake Effect Weekend: Science of PTSD, Wisconsin Women's Suffrage, Radio Chipstone, Bubbler Talk
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This weekend on Lake Effect : A former Milwaukee psychiatrist looks at the science of PTSD to clear up some misconceptions. Then, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter talks about Wisconsin’s surprisingly checkered history with women’s suffrage. Radio Chipstone visits an iron pour at the Lynden Sculpture Garden and Bubbler Talk looks at the early history of pro-basketball in Milwaukee. Guests: Shaili Jain, psychiatrist and author, The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Front Lines of PTSD Science Meg Jones, reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ; Nancy Stohs, features editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Art Cyr Radio Chipstone Bubbler Talk
May 18, 2019
Friday on Lake Effect: Rwandan Genocide, Bird-Watching, 'The Room's' Tommy Wiseau, Milwaukee Road
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Friday on Lake Effect : 25 years after the Rwandan genocide, we look at what the world has learned from it and the justice that came afterward. Later, an author and illustrator explains how birdwatching can change your view of the world around you. And filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, talks about his cult-classic The Room and his mysterious past. Plus, a look at the "People of the Road" monument, a tribute to the thousands who labored for a passenger and freight-rail service best known as the Milwaukee Road. Guests: Carine Kaneza Nantulya, Africa Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch Annette Cate, author and illustrator, Look Up: Bird-Watching In Your Own Backyard Tommy Wiseau, The Room Chuck Quirmbach, WUWM’s Business and Innovation reporter
May 16, 2019
Thursday on Lake Effect: Science of PTSD, Wisconsin Women's Suffrage, Musician Peter Mulvey
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A former Milwaukee psychiatrist looks at the science of PTSD to clear up some misconceptions. Then, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter talks about Wisconsin’s surprisingly checkered history with women’s suffrage. Plus, musician Peter Mulvey offers a selection of tunes from his new album and talks about his writing process. Guests: Shaili Jain, psychiatrist and author, The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Front Lines of PTSD Science Meg Jones, reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ; Nancy Stohs, features editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Peter Mulvey, musician
May 16, 2019
Wednesday on Lake Effect: Foreign Policy Update, Gullah Inspired Art, Singer Songwriter Paul Thorn
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Wednesday on Lake Effect: The trade war between the Trump Administration and China is heating up, but will it turn into a 2020 campaign issue for Democrats? And how is it affecting US consumers? Then, Gullah music comes to the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center on Friday and we learn about the art project the kids at Capitol West Academy are creating in response. Plus we revisit an in-studio performance and interview with singer songwriter Paul Thorn. Guests: Art Cyr, Lake Effect foreign policy contributor Francis Annan, visual artist & Anneliese Wolff, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Paul Thorn, singer-songwriter
May 15, 2019
Tuesday on Lake Effect: Lead Contamination, Loaded Language, Golf Courses, Music Auditions
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Why the League of Women Voters is focusing its efforts on lead poisoning in children. Plus, Beats Me examines loaded language in describing different parts of Milwaukee; we'll find out why Milwaukee County's public golf courses are so special; and contributor Robert Cohen demystifies the classical music audition process. Guests: Anne Batiza and Louise Petering, League of Women Voters Beats Me (segment) Chris Drosner, Milwaukee Magazine Robert Cohen, contributor
May 14, 2019
Monday on Lake Effect: Housing As Prescription, Nursing Shortage, Engineers Without Borders
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Monday on Lake Effect : A look at how housing can impact children’s health and some ways of solving this complex issue. Then, how two area colleges are aiming to alleviate the nursing shortage in Wisconsin. Plus, a local engineer talks about his trip to Guatemala in the wake of a volcanic eruption, where he worked to restore access to a small town. Guests: Dr. Megan Sandel, professor of pediatrics and environmental health, Boston University Kara Groom, chief nurse administrator and nursing department chair, Mount Mary University; Michele Nelson, associate dean of nursing, Waukesha County Technical College Mike Paddock, volunteer, Engineers Without Borders Angel Alvarez (feature)
May 12, 2019
Lake Effect Weekend: Project Milwaukee Live At The Cooperage
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We revisit a special broadcast from the Cooperage in Milwaukee’s Harbor District as a part of our Project Milwaukee series, Great Lakes, Troubled Waters . We explore some of the emerging threats to water in our region - from pharmaceuticals to invasive species. We discuss some of the shortcomings to water policy - at the state, regional, and national level. A conversation about the real-world health impacts of unsafe drinking water… plus, we find out whether the region’s water technology industry might play a role in help solving problems at a local level. Guests: Val Klump, Dean and Professor at UW-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences Molly Flanagan, Vice President for Policy for the Alliance for the Great Lakes Jamie Ferschinger, Director of Environmental Health for the Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Heather Paradis, Medical Director of Community Services for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Matt Howard, Vice President of The Water
May 11, 2019
Friday on Lake Effect: Water Management Planning, Spring Gardening, Bubbler Talk, 'Poison Pen'
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Friday on Lake Effect : Our Project Milwaukee series wraps up with how a region-wide water management plan could have significant impacts on the area’s clean water supply. Later, we learn about the positive gardening spin that comes from our anemic Spring weather. Bubbler Talk unearths the truth behind the smell that wafts over the Hoan Bridge,plus we learn how a period of bipolar mania fueled a new novel by Bill Zaferos. Guests: Jenny Kehl, UWM School of Freshwater Sciences associate professor & Global Water Security Scholar Melinda Myers, gardening contributor Bubbler Talk (series) Bill Zaferos, author, Poison Pen
May 10, 2019
Thursday on Lake Effect: The Water Council, Water Conservation, Musician David Crosby
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Thursday on Lake Effect : Our Project Milwaukee series on water flows on with two organizations at the confluence of water issues here. We speak with the head of The Water Council about where they fit in the dynamic of solutions to water problems. We learn about the work of the Milwaukee Water Commons and explore how we can all conserve water in our daily lives. Plus, a conversation with the legendary David Crosby, ahead of his concert in Milwaukee Saturday Night. Guests: Dean Amhaus, president and CEO, The Water Council Brenda Coley, co-executive director, Milwaukee Water Commons Bill Graffin, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District David Crosby, musician
May 08, 2019
Wednesday on Lake Effect: Cryptosporidium Outbreak, Madison's Lead Pipe Removal, Milwaukee Magazine
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : A look back at Milwaukee's cryptosporidiosis outbreak and how the city responded. Then, why the City of Madison decided to remove all of its lead pipes. Later, Milwaukee Magazine focuses on fitness in its May issue. Plus, we meet a Milwaukee woman who spent 5 days in Newfoundland trying to get home on September, 11th, 2001. Guests: Paul Biedrzycki, former manager of Environmental Health for the City of Milwaukee Abigail Cantor, president, Process Research Solutions Carole Nicksin, editor-in-chief, Milwaukee Magazine Connie Batayias, Milwaukeean stuck in Newfoundland, CA after 09/11/01
May 07, 2019
Tuesday on Lake Effect: Project Milwaukee Live At The Cooperage
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We’re live from the Cooperage in Milwaukee’s Harbor District for a special broadcast - part of our Project Milwaukee series, Great Lakes, Troubled Waters . We explore some of the emerging threats to water in our region - from pharmaceuticals to invasive species. We discuss some of the shortcomings to water policy - at the state, regional, and national level. A conversation about the real-world health impacts of unsafe drinking water… plus, we find out whether the region’s water technology industry might play a role in help solving problems at a local level. Guests: Val Klump, Dean and Professor at UW-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences Molly Flanagan, Vice President for Policy for the Alliance for the Great Lakes Jamie Ferschinger, Director of Environmental Health for the Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Heather Paradis, Medical Director of Community Services for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Matt Howard, Vice President of The Water Council
May 07, 2019
Monday on Lake Effect: Defining Pure Water, 2019 Year of Clean Drinking Water, 'Milwaukee Noir'
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Monday on Lake Effect : We kick off our Project Milwaukee series on clean water by asking if we need to redefine our image of “pure." Then, why Gov. Tony Evers declared 2019 "the year of clean drinking water" in Wisconsin. We learn how perceptions affect whether people drink water from the tap. Plus, the joys of writing noir fiction using Milwaukee as the city that never sleeps. Guests: Patrick McNamara, assistant professor of civil, construction & environmental engineering, Marquette University Gov. Tony Evers Greg Pierce, associate director of research, Luskin Center for Innovation at UCLA Tim Hennessy, editor, Milwaukee Noir ; Jennifer Morales and Valerie Laken, writers, Milwaukee Noir
May 06, 2019
Lake Effect Weekend: Reflecting on the Rwandan Genocide, Titanic's Food & Drink, Radio Chipstone
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This weekend on Lake Effect : As many as a million people were killed in the Rwandan genocide 25 years ago. We look at what the world learned from the genocide and the justice that came afterward. Later, a Wausau native's new book is about the food and drink people on the Titanic consumed before the ocean liner sank. Radio Chipstone wonders why it's so hard to let go of our stuff, and Bubbler Talk visits the last remaining well in Milwaukee. Guests: Carine Kaneza Nantulya, Africa Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch Veronica Hinke, author, The Last Night on the Titanic: Unsinkable Drinking, Dining & Style Gianofer Fields, material culture contributor; Nicole Gruter, professional organizer Bubbler Talk (series)
May 04, 2019
Friday on Lake Effect: Medicaid Expansion, Project Milwaukee,
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Friday on Lake Effect : We look at Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to expand Medicaid access and how it could impact Wisconsinites. Then, we set the stage for our week-long Project Milwaukee series on the challenges of providing clean, safe drinking water in the region. Historian John Gurda gives a look back to the early days of water in Milwaukee, and we learn about the story of a Wisconsin woman who has run across the country, and inspired others to do the same. Guests: Sean Kirkby, assistant editor of Wisconsin Health News LaToya Dennis & Audrey Nowakowski, Project Milwaukee co-executive producers John Gurda, historian & author of Milwaukee: A City Built on Water Dan Simmons, Milwaukee Magazine Ashley Schneider, MS Run the US
May 03, 2019
Thursday on Lake Effect: Hispanic Upward Mobility, Mount Mary Fashion Show, Al Jarreau Tribute
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Thursday on Lake Effect : We learn about new data that sheds light on the employment situation for Hispanics, the fastest growing demographic group in the Milwaukee area. Then, ahead of Mount Mary University's year-end student fashion show, we talk with designer Donna Ricco about the surprisingly creative work of merchandise management students. Radio Chipstone visits the Functional Fashion exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the local band My Old Friend performs the music of native son Al Jarreau in the Lake Effect performance studio. Guests: Joe Peterangelo, Wisconsin Policy Forum Donna Ricco, Fashion Designer Gianofer Fields & Natalie Wright, Radio Chipstone My Old Friend , Al Jarreau Tribute Band
May 02, 2019