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Wednesday on Lake Effect: County Executive-Elect, How Did You Do That?, Houidini's Milwaukee Roots

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

Milwaukee County has elected its first black County Executive. We hear from him and his plans for the future. We revisit our How Did You Do That? series conversation with Ed Ward, founder of Irish Fest Milwaukee. Plus, a history lesson on Harry Houdini’s Wisconsin roots and how he became one of the first international celebrities.


  • David Crowley, Milwaukee County Executive-Elect
  • How Did You Do That?
  • Ellie Gettinger, education director at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee; Glen Gerard, Houdini historian