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University Place lecture series.

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Wheel Fever

Jesse Gant and Nicholas Hoffman discuss the history of bicycling in Wisconsin.

Wheel Fever

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The World War I Centennial

Rudy Koshar marks the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War I.

The World War I Centennial

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Zircons Are Forever

John Valley discusses his discovery of a zircon mineral that's 4.4 billion years old.

Zircons Are Forever

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Horror Film and the Body

Jesse Stommel looks at the horror movie themes that scare us.

Horror Film and the Body

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Literature of the First World War

Marguerite Helmers discusses the literature of World War I and its authors.

Literature of the First World War

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Nero

Margaret George focuses on the reputation of Roman Emperor Nero.

Nero

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Erich Mercker: Painter of Industry

Patrick Jung introduces the works of Erich Mercker, a 20th century German painter.

Erich Mercker: Painter of Industry

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The Battle of Wisconsin Heights

Patrick Jung explores the military leadership of Black Hawk.

The Battle of Wisconsin Heights

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The Adventures of Topper & It Happened Tomorrow

Two plays performed by the 9XM Players with music by The Kat Trio.

The Adventures of Topper & It Happened Tomorrow

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WPR Midday Show at UW-Stevens Point

Michael Doerr performs on piano; The Avian Ensemble performs Stacey Berk’s Avian Suite.

WPR Midday Show at UW-Stevens Point

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Class of 1685: Bach, Handel and Scarlatti

Trevor Stephenson performs selections from works by Bach, Handel and Scarlatti.

Class of 1685: Bach, Handel and Scarlatti

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The Road to Appomattox

Stephen Kantrowitz discusses the surrender at Appomattox which ended the Civil War.

The Road to Appomattox

Video thumbnail: University Place The Sami People of the North

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The Sami People of the North

Tom DuBois discusses the culture of the Sami people who are indigenous to Northern Europe.

The Sami People of the North

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WPR Midday Show in Buck Studio

Alex Zhu performs on violin with piano accompanist Seungwha Baek.

WPR Midday Show in Buck Studio

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The Crusades

Elizabeth Lapina and joins Norman Gilliland to explore the history of The Crusades.

The Crusades

Video thumbnail: University Place The Second Seminole War (1835 - 1842)

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The Second Seminole War (1835 - 1842)

John Hall discusses the conflicts between the Seminole Indians and the United States.

The Second Seminole War (1835 - 1842)

Video thumbnail: University Place Gustav Klimt as Viennese Modernist

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Gustav Klimt as Viennese Modernist

Barbara Buenger discusses the work of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt.

Gustav Klimt as Viennese Modernist

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Eugenics in Wisconsin

Phyllis Reske discusses the history of sterilizing people deemed unfit to have children.

Eugenics in Wisconsin

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Russia since 1945: History's Long Shadow

David McDonald shares insights about Russian history and future relations with the U.S.

Russia since 1945: History's Long Shadow

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Concert at Villa Louis

Christopher Taylor performs classical piano pieces and traditional American songs.

Concert at Villa Louis

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Hollywood Westerns and American Myth

Robert Pippin delves into three Westerns starring John Wayne.

Hollywood Westerns and American Myth

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Carols of Christmas Past

Trevor Stephenson accompanies a quartet singing original versions of Christmas carols.

Carols of Christmas Past

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Adventures of an International Peace Broker

Joseph Elder shares stories of his work to promote peace between India and Pakistan.

Adventures of an International Peace Broker

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Africa's Vibrant Arts: Past and Present

Henry Drewal discusses what can be learned about African culture through art.

Africa's Vibrant Arts: Past and Present

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The Village of Cooksville: 1842-2017

Larry Reed compares the building styles and layout of Cooksville to towns in New England.

The Village of Cooksville: 1842-2017

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The Story of the Reformation

Lee Palmer Wandel discusses the theological conflicts which lead to the Reformation.

The Story of the Reformation

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Debussy’s Piano Portraits

Catherine Kautsky performs works by Claude Debussy and discusses what inspired him.

Debussy’s Piano Portraits

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Africans in the Americas

James Sweet discusses what the life of African slaves was like in the Western Hemisphere.

Africans in the Americas

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The Art of Silent Film Music

Organist Jelani Eddington accompanies the 1926 silent film “The Flying Ace.”

The Art of Silent Film Music

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The Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Century

Deborah Blum joins Norman Gilliland to discuss dangerous food and beverage additives.

The Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Century

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A Celebration of American Song

Trevor Stephenson and a vocal quartet perform historic American songs.

A Celebration of American Song