Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

August 30, 2014

“Sometimes you annihilate yourself. That is something one needs to be able to do” – Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange was…

Remembering Pete Seeger in Song

January 28, 2014

We are all sad to hear of the passing of folk legend Pete Seeger Monday at his home in New…

How The War of the Worlds Changed Our World

October 29, 2013

It seems odd to think that a fictional radio broadcast could change the world, but 75 years ago this week…

PROGRAMMING UPDATE: PBS NewsHour Coverage of President Obama’s Address Tuesday Night

September 10, 2013

Wisconsin Public Television will carry special PBS NewsHour coverage of President Obama’s address to the nation tonight at 8 p.m….

Do you know Mel Brooks?

May 20, 2013

Watch Mel Brooks: American Masters at 8 p.m. Monday, May 20 on Wisconsin Public Television. From The Producers to Spaceballs,…

A Look Ahead with WPT’s Director of Programming

May 10, 2013

10 Buildings That Changed America When I was a kid growing up in Denver one of the most exciting things…

Carol Burnett: Still Making Us Laugh

April 8, 2013

Watch American Masters: Carol Burnett at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 on Wisconsin Public Television, followed by Pioneers of Television:…

The Godmother of Rock and Roll

February 20, 2013

Watch American Masters “Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock and Roll” at 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 on Wisconsin Public…