Celebrate Mildred Fish-Harnack Day September 16

September 15, 2020

Mildred Fish-Harnack Day is Sept. 16 in Wisconsin. It is also one of the Wisconsin Public School Observance Days. This…

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…