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Friday on Lake Effect: Rosa Parks' Story, Riverside Theater, Humor Columnist

Friday on Lake Effect:

Today on the show, what do you know about the civil rights icon Rosa Parks? It’s likely you don’t know the whole story. Then, the operators of the Riverside Theater home a new marquee helps make the point that West Wisconsin Avenue is alive and well. And Wisconsin native and Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri shares her story of her appearance on Jeopardy – and how it was reviewed online.


  • Jeanne Theoharis, political science professor & author, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
  • Gary Witt, CEO of Pabst Theater Group; John Kersey, executive vice president of Zilber, Limited
  • Alexandra Petri, Washington Post humor columnist