Civil Rights Activist Looks at Protests Then and Now

Mar 11, 2011

Margaret (Peggy) Rozga in the WUWM studios.
Margaret (Peggy) Rozga in the WUWM studios.

One of the people watching – and taking part in -- the Madison protests has been Margaret (Peggy) Rozga.

She’s an English professor at UW-Waukesha, but perhaps is best known as the widow of James Groppi. He was the former Catholic priest and activist who was a major leader in the civil rights movement in Milwaukee in the 1960s.

WUWM'S Ann-Elise Henzl spoke with Rozga about how the two political eras compare.