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Lake Effect Weekend: Mayor Tom Barrett, Protesting Safely, Bubbler Talk, Photographing Protests

This weekend on Lake Effect:

We speak with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett about the recent protests. We learn how marching and the use of tear gas against protesters could increase the spread of coronavirus and how protesters can stay safe.  Bubbler Talk examines deaths in nursing homes due to COVID-19 outbreaks, plus we speak to a local photographer about what it's like to capture the ongoing protests in Milwaukee.


  • Tom Barrett, Mayor of Milwaukee
  • Dr. Laura Cassidy, research director for the Institute for Health & Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Bubbler Talk (series)
  • Samer Ghani, photographer & videographer
  • Shaun Ranft, poetry contributor