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Brush, Books & Bed – A “BEDTIME” story from GRANDMA HEARTS

Guest:  Dionne Kelm, grandmother and author of “BEDTIME”… As a local school board member in Watertown, Wisconsin, Dionne Kelm learned that many children lacked simple bedtime routines.  This inspired her to fulfill a dream and launch a new career – at age 60 – to become a children’s book author.  As a grandmother herself and… Read more »

IS THE PRESIDENCY IMPOSSIBLE FOR ONE PERSON TO MANAGE?

Guest:  Jeremi Suri, Professor of History and Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, University of Texas at Austin Studying the past to make his case, Jeremi Suri suggests it might be time to rethink the Presidency itself in his recently-released book, THE IMPOSSIBLE PRESIDENCY: THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICA’S HIGHEST OFFICE…. Read more »

THE HUMANITIES TRANSFORM LIVES IN THE UW ODYSSEY PROJECT

Guests:  Kevin Mullen, Associate Director; Char Braxton and Sahira Rocillo, UW Odyssey graduates… Based on the belief that the gateway out of poverty and disenfranchisement can come through exposure to powerful works of philosophy, literature, art history, American history and writings, the UW Odyssey Project was born 15 years ago under the leadership of Emily… Read more »

RESOLVING CONFLICT, THREATS AND VIOLENCE

Guest:  John Tyler, member, Christian Science Board of Lectureship John Tyler has been an activist in his broad professional life – including working as a labor organizer to protect exploited sweatshop workers, counseling inmates in a state penitentiary, and teaching political science at Princeton and the University of Pittsburgh where he founded a residence for… Read more »

THE BEACON: A NEW PLACE OF HOPE AND HELP FOR THE HOMELESS

Guest:  Jackson Fonder, President/CEO of Catholic Charities of Madison The Beacon – a comprehensive day resource center for people who are experiencing homelessness in Dane County opens its doors in the former Madison Chamber of Commerce building on East Washington Avenue on October 16.  An Open House for the public will be held Friday afternoon,… Read more »