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Former governor featured on ‘Reflections’

April 1, 2009

Former Wisconsin governor and secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson will be the special guest at the taping of a new episode of Wisconsin Reflections at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7, at the Wisconsin Public Television studios in Vilas Hall.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are invited to be in the studio audience.

The hourlong show, hosted by UW–Madison alumnus and Madison Magazine columnist John Roach, features prominent alumni and friends of the university. Roach talks with his guests about such topics as family, college life, the paths they have pursued in their careers and the time they have spent in Wisconsin.

Thompson, a native of Elroy, is a UW–Madison graduate. He received his B.S degree in 1963 and his J.D. from the Law School in 1966.

Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of Thompson if time permits.

To sign up for a spot in the audience, please e-mail by Monday, April 6.

For questions, contact Peter Kleppin, Big Ten Network project manager, at 262-8292 or

For more information on the show or to view previous episodes, visit

“Wisconsin Reflections,” produced by University Communications, is aired on the Big Ten Network.