A Public Affair

Monday

John Quinlan

John Quinlan

Tuesday

Carousel Bayrd

Carousel Bayrd

Wednesday

Karma Chavez and Tim Hansel

Karma Chavez & Tim Hansel

Thursday

Allen Ruff

Allen Ruff

Friday

Esty Dinur

Esty Dinur

A Public Affair is WORT‘s daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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Mike Koval Police Chief

05/13/14 3:27 PM | A Public Affair

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05/13/14 3:02 PM | A Public Affair

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Climate Change and Organic Farming

05/9/14 2:07 PM | A Public Affair

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Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in Jackson, MS

05/8/14 2:24 PM | A Public Affair

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“The Confidence Code”

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Missing Class

05/5/14 2:04 PM | A Public Affair

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John Loftus on Nazi Escapism

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Mainstream Media Coverage of Ukraine Crisis

05/1/14 2:24 PM | A Public Affair

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Ride Sharing in Madison

04/30/14 2:07 PM | A Public Affair

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A Public Affair
A Public Affair
News & Culture
Weekdays @ Noon
John Quinlan, Carousel Bayrd, Tim Hansel, Karma Chavez, Allen Ruff, & Esty Dinur
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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