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Tuesday on Lake Effect: 'Sesame Street,' Tax Scams, U.S. Navy Band, 'The Hearts of Men'

Tuesday on Lake Effect

Sonia Manzano, the actress who played Maria on Sesame Street, talks about her hopes for the future of the program. Later, we learn some strategies for avoiding fraud and other scams this tax filing season. Then, a preview of the Navy Band’s performance in Milwaukee this week. And Wisconsin writer Nick Butler talks about the imperfection of people, especially the ones who inhabit his latest novel.


  • Sonia Manzano, formerly Maria on Sesame Street
  • Nick Hammernik, tax consultant
  • Capt. Kenneth Collins, commanding officer, United States Navy Band
  • Nick Butler, author, The Hearts of Men