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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Democratic National Convention, 'Kaukauna & King,' 'Bad Reputation'

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

Now that Milwaukee has won the bid to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, what are the challenges ahead? We talk with the Milwaukee committee’s bid chair, Alex Lasry. Then, for the past three years, Milwaukee PBS host Joanne Williams has been chronicling a 1967 exchange between African American kids from Rufus King and white kids from Kaukauna High School. And a Milwaukee native talks about managing the archives of rock star Joan Jett and her label, Blackheart Records.


  • Alex Lasry, senior vice president, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Joanne Williams, host, Black Nouveau on Milwaukee PBS
  • Caroline Jaecks, Blackheart archivist for Bad Reputation