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Monday on Lake Effect: 55 Years of 89.7 WUWM, Astronaut Scott Kelly

Monday on Lake Effect:

55 years ago today, 89.7 WUWM went on the air. We look at some of the many things that have changed at the station since September 9th, 1964. The station's first general manager, Dr. Ru Hill, talks about where the station started and what it has become. Then, a chat with WUWM’s long time news reporter and Morning Edition host Bob Bach about the appeal, and necessity, of public radio. Plus, a look back at our conversation with astronaut Scott Kelly.


  • Dr. Ru Hill, first general manager of WUWM
  • Bob Bach, longtime new reporter and host of Morning Edition
  • Scott Kelly, astronaut
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