Book Discussion on Uprising
John Nichols reports on the public protests that took place in Madison, Wisconsin, in February 2011 in reaction to Governor Scott… read more
John Nichols reports on the public protests that took place in Madison, Wisconsin, in February 2011 in reaction to Governor Scott Walker’s decision to remove collective bargaining rights from teachers and public employees. Mr. Nichols examines the development of the demonstrations and the shared concerns between the Wisconsin protestors and the Occupy Wall Street movement. John Nichols responded to questions from members of the audience in the Tripp Commons of the Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This opening event for Mr. Nichols’s book tour was held by the Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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