Monday on Lake Effect: 'Madison's Hands,' How Did You Do That?, Studying Bonobos

Dec 17, 2017

Monday on Lake Effect

Historian and professor of law Mary Sarah Bilder discusses how James Madison's notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention shapes modern interpretations of this founding document. Later, our innovation series, How Did You Do That? introduces us to a Wisconsin-based pioneer in theatre lighting. Plus, Milwaukee’s Gay Reinartz, one of the world’s leading authorities on bonobo study and conservation, talks about her work.


  • Mary Sarah Bilder, author, Madison’s Hands: Revising the Constitutional Convention
  • How Did You Do That?
  • Dr. Gay Reinartz, bonobo expert
  • Myles Hopper, Lake Effect essayist