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Politics, music part of ‘Wisconsin Reflections’ second season

January 20, 2009 By Amy Toburen

If you find state politics and jazz of interest, visit with two true leaders in both fields this month as an audience member of Wisconsin Reflections.

Wisconsin Reflections is a television show produced by University Communications for the Big Ten Network, and features alumni and friends of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Filmed on campus at the Wisconsin Public Television studios, each show incorporates a studio audience and members are an integral part of the show, asking questions of the guest and getting a chance to talk with the guest after the show.

The first two shows of the semester will taped on Jan. 22 and Jan. 27. Joining Host John Roach in the studio will be:

  • Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6:15 p.m.: Governor Jim Doyle.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6:15 p.m.: Richard Davis, internationally recognized bassist and UW–Madison music professor.

Tapings will take place at the Wisconsin Public Television Studios at 2000 Vilas Hall. Audience members should expect their time commitment to be about 90 minutes. This season’s shows will be expanded to one hour from the half-hour format. Those interested in being part of the program should sign up by e-mailing Please indicate which show you want to see.