Badger State: A Wisconsin History Podcast

Badger State: A Wisconsin History Podcast

Latest Episodes

May 01, 2020


S2E6 - Newswoman Extraordinaire
March 20, 2020

A chat with my grandma (Patricia Raab) who worked as a journalist in Southeastern Wisconsin from 1972 to 1985.

Minisode 5 - Marsh Madness
March 15, 2020

A brief conversation with my brother Josef about our love of the Horicon Marsh. Note: This is more of a conservation(ish) episode than a historical one.

S2E5 - Pre-Columbian Wisconsin, Part 1
March 07, 2020

My brother is back as co-host! Join Josef and I we explore the impact of the glaciers on America's 30th State!

Minisode 4 - History of Wisconsin Notes/ Episode Ideas
February 26, 2020

I found my notes from my History of Wisconsin course! Join me as I page through them for episode ideas and feel free to let me know what sounds the most compelling!

S2E4 - Mildred Harnack, Resistance Fighter
February 23, 2020

The Story of Mildred Harnack is one that ranges from great personal love, to her death at the hands of the Gestapo.

Minisode 3 - Clara Leiser's To And From The Guillotine
February 21, 2020

A readthrough of Clara Leiser's To And From The Guillotine, which she dedicated to her friend Mildred Harnack after receiving confirmation of her execution by the Nazis. This is a powerful piece, and I hope you all enjoy it. (Note: I do stumble or mispron

Minisode 2 - Poland... Continued
February 12, 2020

A little bit more about my trip to Poland for everybody! Plus a few special shoutouts.

S2E3 - Poland
February 06, 2020

I finally took the time to record my thoughts on my trip to Poland from last Spring!  Also, this is the first full episode I've tried doing without a script so please bear with me.  

Minisode 1 - The Witches Road
January 26, 2020

First Minisode of Season 2! I talk a little bit about the Witches Road in Rosendale, WI. Enjoy!