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Monday on Lake Effect: Noose Symbolism, ‘Unsettled’, Deadheading, 'We Have Managed So Far' Essay

Monday on Lake Effect

We talk about the symbolism of a noose after several were found hanging in a Milwaukee park. Then, we hear from the director of the new documentary Unsettled which explores the experiences of LGBTQ asylum seekers. Our gardening expert explains how deadheading plants can help brighten up your garden. Plus, an essayist compares the coronavirus pandemic to experiences during the Great Depression.


  • David Pate, chair and associate professor for the department of social work at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
  • Tom Shepard, director; Cheyenne, subject, Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America
  • Melinda Myers, gardening contributor
  • Aleta Chossek, author and essayist