Q&A: Patty Loew, The Warrior Tradition

October 23, 2019

In 2007, former Wisconsin Public Television host and producer Patty Loew, a member of the Bad River Band of Lake…

Legacy of the USS Lagarto

May 8, 2017

The USS Lagarto began its life in a Manitowoc shipyard and went down fighting in a sea battle against a Japanese convoy….

New Video Remembers Wisconsin’s Nazi Resistance Hero

September 16, 2014

Today is Mildred Fish-Harnack day in Wisconsin, an annual day to honor and remember the Wisconsin-born and raised hero who…

Watch Ken Burns on The Daily Show

September 16, 2014

A big national documentary project like The Roosevelts: An Intimate History means more than just a week of great TV…

Finding Private Gordon

June 10, 2014

Last year on WPT’s University Place, researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison outlined their search for the missing remains of United States Army Private…

"Sherlock’s" Benedict Cumberbatch Reads News From D-Day

June 6, 2014

Today, BBC Radio listeners heard actor Benedict Cumberbatch read the original 8 a.m. news report that was broadcast 70 years ago…

The Many Faces of D-Day

June 2, 2014

My grandfather was drafted to serve in World War II soon after his 18th birthday. After leaving his Michigan home…

Churchill

August 17, 2013

Watch Churchill at 7 p.m. Starting Sunday, August 18 on Wisconsin Public Television. I have always found it interesting to…