To the Best of Our Knowledge

Sun 9-11pm
  • Hosted by Anne Strainchamps

Every week, "To the Best of Our Knowledge" invites listeners to a dinner party of ideas, where smart people think out loud.

It’s a curiosity-fueled gathering of fascinating guests – newly-discovered novelists, ground-breaking scientists, filmmakers, philosophers and a host of others, all passionate about ideas. And as with any great dinner party conversation, the fun is meeting the people behind the ideas.

Ways to Connect

Podcasts

  • Friday, May 18, 2018 1:30pm

    If life is a play, what happens during the last act? What’s it like to live knowing you have a limited amount of time left?

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 1:45pm

    All over the world, nation states are splintering. Separatism is on the rise. What causes nation states to erode? And what happens when they do? Should we fight to hold on to our nation states...or let them go in favor of something new?

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 12:00pm

    Milwaukee is a city on water, right on the shore of Lake Michigan, split by the historic Milwaukee River. How did it shape the city's history, politics, culture, and people? We find out in this live broadcast from Turner Hall in Milwaukee.

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018 12:00pm

    Trees talk to each other, and even form alliances with other trees or other species. Some are incredibly old — the root mass of aspens might live 100,000 years. In this hour, we explore the science and history of trees.

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:30pm

    More than 38 million Americans knit or crochet. Not because they crave mittens and afghans, but because they like the way knitting feels. Handwork turns out be a powerful antidote for digital overload.