Celebrate African-American History Month with WPT!

February 1, 2018

Any day is a great day to recognize the many contributions that African-Americans have made to American history and culture….

Tribal Histories Come Full Circle

November 22, 2017

With the final three of twelve Tribal Histories programs premiering in December on WPT, each of Wisconsin’s sovereign Indian nations has…

“Our House: The Wisconsin Capitol” – Coming Nov. 27

October 30, 2017

Michael Bridgeman hosted Wisconsin Public Television’s Remarkable Homes of Wisconsin in 2015. As an architecture aficionado and history buff, he…

Legacy of the USS Lagarto

May 8, 2017

The USS Lagarto began its life in a Manitowoc shipyard and went down fighting in a sea battle against a Japanese convoy….

WPT Previews: American Experience’s Mark Samels on The Great War

April 5, 2017

When he visited Wisconsin this past October, American Experience Executive Producer and UW-Madison alumnus Mark Samels talked with us to…

Quiz: Polka in Wisconsin

March 6, 2017

In Wisconsin, polka is tied to our identity like beer, brats and cheese! But, how much do you actually know…

Discover Polka! in Wisconsin

February 28, 2017

Did you know that polka is the official state dance of Wisconsin? (It’s the law – since 1993!) In Wisconsin…

Behind the Scenes – “Jerry Apps: Never Curse the Rain”

February 22, 2017

“[Jerry Apps] gave permission to his audiences to remember their childhoods fondly.” -Mik Derks Jerry Apps: Never Curse the Rain…