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Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

“Sometimes you annihilate yourself. That is something one needs to be able to do” – Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange was no stranger to losing herself in the lives of others. Her photographs capture intimate moments that would otherwise have gone … Continue reading

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Watch Tribal Histories On Air and Online

In August, Wisconsin Public Television premiered the first three parts of the Tribal Histories project, which over the next two years will share the history and traditions of all of our state’s Native American tribes and sovereign nations. Recorded in … Continue reading

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Watch Ken Burns’ visit to Letterman

“Is Peter Coyote still doing the voice of these?” David Letterman asked Ken Burns last night about his award-winning documentary films. “Yes, he is,” Burns replied. “I’ll do it for half the money…” Letterman offered, as the audience laughed. That … Continue reading

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Retiring? Place Your Bets

I feel comfortable taking some chances in life. Exploring a new country by myself? Sure. Trying a recipe that sounds utterly questionable? Sign me up. But despite my general openness to chance, I’d rather not gamble on my future retirement. … Continue reading

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PBS Kids Fall Updates

Fall brings turning leaves, pumpkin patches and yes, more of the awesome kids programs you’ve come to expect from WPT. The fall PBS Kids schedule, effective Sept. 1, includes a new offering: an extra half-hour of Sesame Street every weekday … Continue reading

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