WPR's 'The Morning Show': The Politics of Pardons

Wisconsin's pardon power went unused during Gov. Scott Walker's eight years in office, but Gov. Tony Evers has enthusiastically revived it. On Oct. 4, 2021, Wisconsin Public Radio's "The Morning Show" interviewed journalists from PBS Wisconsin and WPR who examined the complicated history of pardons and their future.

Wisconsin Public Radio

October 5, 2021

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This story is part of a PBS Wisconsin/WPR WisContext collaboration, utilizing reporting, research and community-based expertise to provide information and insight about issues that affect Wisconsin.


Host: Kate Archer Kent

Guests: Laurel White and Murv Seymour

Producer: Joe Tarr

Technical Director: Maria Lopez


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