Lake Effect

Airs Weekdays at 10 am & Weekends at 3 pm

Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. From discussing politics and the economy to spotlighting Wisconsin authors and musicians, Lake Effect goes beyond the headlines. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect
8:00 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Friday on Lake Effect: Special Forum on U.S. Foreign Policy in the 1980s

Friday on Lake Effect:

Today’s show features a special forum on U.S. foreign policy in the 1980s. We’ll hear from Milwaukee filmmaker Chip Duncan, who produced a public TV documentary on the Reagan Presidency. Plus, how ready to confront the Soviet Union was Ronald Reagan when he took office? And how is Mikhail Gorbachev seen in Russia today?

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Lake Effect
6:00 am
Thu November 28, 2013

Thursday on Lake Effect: Microfarm Couple, Vegetarian Cookbook, Supper Clubs, Craft Beer Cooking

Thursday on a Thanksgiving Lake Effect:

A Milwaukee couple turns their small home into a microfarm. Later, we’ll speak with Molly Katzen, author of the iconic “Moosewood Cookbook” about her latest recipes. Then, we’ll explore the unique dining experience at supper clubs, and we’ll speak with the author of the “American Craft Beer Cookbook.”

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Lake Effect
9:21 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Genome Mapping, Shrinking Portion Sizes, Bygone Department Store

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

A Milwaukee researcher discusses the latest rapid advances in the use of genome mapping to understand the causes and potential treatments for rare diseases. Later, what's behind the shrinking portion sizes at some Milwaukee restaurants, and why are some people excited about it? Astronomers are excited about two comets moving through the solar system; and we'll hear memories of a Wisconsin department store of days gone by.

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Lake Effect
9:05 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Key Reasons So Many Black Men Are Behind Bars, Gardening Tips, Edwin Booth

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

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Lake Effect
9:13 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Monday on Lake Effect: MOOCs, Why Are We Here?, Afghan War Rugs

Monday on Lake Effect:

We learn how massive open online courses are transforming the relationship between universities and the general public. Then, astrophysicist Dave Goldberg asks a basic question: in a world of both matter and anti-matter, why are we here? Then, a Milwaukee man’s new memoir gives us a unique view of growing up in 1960s and 1970s New York. And an exhibit showcases a creative response to a land in turmoil - Afghan war rugs.

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