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Stateside: Quarantine protest; breadmaking 101; the "Mother" of moderates

Apr 15, 2020

Today on Stateside, a protest over Governor Whitmer’s stay at home order leads to gridlock in Michigan’s Capitol. Plus, we explore the life and legacy of Michigander Elly Peterson, one of the most influential women in Republican politics during the 1960s and 70s.

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Frustrated with Whitmer’s stay at home order, conservative protestors gather at the Capitol

  • Abigail Censky is the politics & government reporter at WKAR in East Lansing.

Remembering Elly Peterson, the Michigan Republican who battled anti-ERA leader Phyllis Schlafly

  • Sara Fitzgerald is a former Washington Post editor, a University of Michigan graduate, and the author of Elly Peterson: “Mother” of the Moderates.

Keep calm and bake on: Bread making tips for a global pandemic

  • Sara Molinaro is principal lead instructor for the baking classes offered at Zingerman’s Bakehouse.

In the midst of a pandemic, some are taking a sigh of relief

  • Desiree Cooper is a 2015 Kresge Artist Fellow, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, and writer.