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Monday on Lake Effect: Challenges Covering Gov. Walker, Tia Nelson, Little Free Libraries

Monday on Lake Effect:

The challenges for local reporters in covering a national story – the political rise of Scott Walker. Later, Tia Nelson reflects on Earth Day, one of the strongest legacies of her father, Gaylord Nelson. Plus, Little Free Libraries began in Wisconsin. But just six years later – they’ve caught on around the world. And our auto contributor considers what will happen to the BBC series Top Gear after they fired of one of its hosts.


  • Anna Clark, Detroit-based reporter
  • Tia Nelson, daughter of Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson
  • Margaret Aldrich, author & Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Libraries
  • Mark Savage, auto contributor