Thursday on Lake Effect: Robert Siegel, Environmental News, Physical Education, Radio Chipstone

Jan 4, 2018

Thursday on Lake Effect:

Robert Siegel reflects on 40-plus years at NPR, as he prepares to step down as host of All Thing Considered. Later, Susan Bence recaps the past year in environmental news. We learn about middle school physical education in the 21st Century, and an essayist praises arctic Milwaukee winters.


  • Robert Siegel, host, All Things Considered
  • Susan Bence, WUWM Environmental Reporter
  • Nancy Braidigan, teacher, Longfellow Middle School
  • Eric Hansen, essayist
  • Brenda Baler and Bird Ross, Madison artists; Gianofer Fields, material culture contributor