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Channel Public Broadcasting History in Milwaukee Aug. 18!

WPR's Kathleen Dunn Emcees Public Broadcasting History Book Talk Thursday!

By - Aug 15th, 2016 02:09 pm
Wisconsin on the Air: 100 years of Public Broadcasting in the State that Invented It

Wisconsin on the Air: 100 years of Public Broadcasting in the State that Invented It

Join Wisconsin Public Radio radio host Kathleen Dunn for a conversation on the history of public broadcasting with Jack Mitchell, author of the Wisconsin Historical Society Press’s new book Wisconsin on the Air: 100 Years of Public Broadcasting in the State that Invented It at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee.

Mitchell will chart the transmissions and transitions of the Wisconsin broadcasters who invented and transformed the media and shares some of the stories from 100 years of public broadcasting controversies, celebrities and technologies.

The free event begins at 7 p.m. at Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211. A book signing will follow.

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