American Experience: The Abolitionists
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The Abolitionists: American Experience

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-TV | Witness the struggles of Douglass, Garrison, Grimké, Stowe and John Brown to end slavery.
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Off the Record | July 3, 2015 | #4501

In a special bloggers edition of Off the Record, the panel debates the presidential race in Michigan. Tony Trupiano, Jake Davison, Kathy Hoekstra and Eric Baerren join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. Watch it now at video.wkar.org
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Current State Features

Mike Bishop photo with Mark Bashore
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Bishop expresses “shock” over SCOTUS same sex decision, laments “polarization”

Current State talks with Cong. Mike Bishop about same sex marriage, other topics.
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Current Sports #503 | July 6, 2015

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Women's World Cup, Reggie Jackson's fat new contract, the Tigers' diminishing playoff hopes, and Weekend Winners.


Current State #569 | July 6, 2015

18 hours ago

Today on Current State: Cong. Mike Bishop; using chestnuts to brew beer; Anne Erickson of the Lansing State Journal previews the Common Ground Music Festival; and the treatment of juveniles on Michigan prisons.

There's a new beer brewing trend in Michigan: using chestnuts as an ingredient.


The Abolitionists: American Experience

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American Experience: The Abolitionists
WGBH / PBS

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-TV | Witness the struggles of Douglass, Garrison, Grimké, Stowe and John Brown to end slavery.

Current Sports #502 | July 2, 2015

Jul 2, 2015

NBA Free Agency wrap up, MSU Wrestling, Throwback Thursday, the Women's World Cup, and the Detroit Tigers.


Current State #568 | July 2, 2015

Jul 2, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan prosecutors weigh in on prison reform; celebrating the Fourth of July without fireworks; making Michigan communities more walkable; book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers "Eight Mile High" by Jim Ray Daniels; and Live Music Thursday with Taylor Taylor.

Fireworks over Lansing
Flickr - Betsy Weber

For some veterans, the sound of fireworks brings back disturbing memories. Now, there's an effort to subdue the noisemaking aspects of Fourth of July celebrations.


Book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers the new book from Michigan author Jim Ray Daniels.


Joshua Davis on BackStage Pass

Jul 2, 2015
Joshua Davis performing with band
W.R. Richards / WKAR-MSU

Friday, July 3 - 11pm WKAR-TV | Watch NBC'S The Voice finalist perform alongside mid-Michigan musicians 

Current Sports #501 | July 1, 2015

Jul 1, 2015

Anthony Davis's HUGE contract, Jim Harbaugh, the Women's World Cup, an in-studio interview and Barbershop Wednesday.


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