To the Best of Our Knowledge
Winner 2004 | Wisconsin Public Radio, Public Radio International
A public-radio institution since 1992, To the Best of Our Knowledge remains the consummate audio magazine of ideas and oddities for people with curious minds. Each one-hour show assiduously explores its subject through an entertainingly diverse array of guests. In the spirit of a radio salon, host Jim Fleming and fellow interviewers Steve Paulson and Anne Strainchamps facilitate a meeting place of perspectives and opinions. Colorful programming consisting of interviews, performances, and commentary marks this wide-ranging on-air tradition. Through topics such as “Culture and Surveillance” and “History of Slapstick” to “Colonizing Mars,” stories range from the formidable to fanciful, but are always provoking. Produced by Wisconsin Public Radio for Public Radio International, executive producer Steve Paulson brings To the Best of Our Knowledge alive week after week for a national audience. Paulson is joined by producers Anne Strainchamps, Doug Gordon, Veronica Rueckert, Mary Lou Finnegan, and Charles Monroe-Kane with technical directors Marv Nonn and Caryl Owen. For presenting ideas using the arts and culture to examine contemporary political and social trends, the Peabody Board is pleased to honor To the Best of Our Knowledge with a Peabody Award.