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Lake Effect Weekend: Remembering Dickey Chapelle, 'The Ballad of Emmett Till,' Radio Chipstone

This weekend on Lake Effect:

We look back at the career of a Shorewood native - and the first American woman war correspondent to die in combat. A play at Renaissance Theatreworks honors a tragic and unsung hero of the Civil Rights movement - Emmett Till. And the latest installment in our Radio Chipstone and Ex Fabula series.


  • John Garofolo, author of Dickey Chapelle Under Fire
  • Marti Gobel and Marques Causey, Renaissance Theatreworks
  • Brian Standing, President of the Friends of Sid Boyum; Gianofer Fields, material culture contributor
  • Leah DeLaney, Ex Fabula co-founder