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Thursday on Lake Effect: Anti-Immigrant Climate, Recreating the Third Ward Fire, 'Elephant House'

Thursday on Lake Effect:

Today on the show, some historical context for the current controversy over immigrations and Muslims in this country. A novelist looks back at another time in history when anti-immigrant emotion ran high. Why Twitter is the means the Milwaukee Public Museum chose to recreate a notorious day in the city’s history, and a new book illustrates the remarkable relationship between zoo elephants and their human keepers.


  • Art Cyr, foreign policy contributor
  • B.A. Shapiro, author, The Muralist
  • Jaclyn Kelly, Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Dick Blau & Nigel Rothfels, Elephant House


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