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Fischer, Joan (ed.) / Wisconsin people & ideas
Volume 52, Number 2 (Spring 2006)

Contents,   pp. 1-2


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Wisconsin People & Ideas (formerly the 
Wisconsin Academy Review) (ISSN 1558-9633) 
is published quarterly by the nonprofit 
Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and 
Letters and is distributed free of charge to 
Wisconsin Academy members. For information 
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© 2006 by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, 
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Wisconsin People & Ideas 
Joan Fischer, Editor 
John Lehman, Poetry Editor 
Printed by MAS Graphics, 
Menomonee Falls 
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World-renowned bassist Richard Davis matches his passion for music with a
passion for fighting racism-and he regularly converts his living room into
a 
forum for honest discussion. Story by Michele Drayton. 
20 YOUR TRUE CAUSE IN BUSINESS 
Communications expert Jim Armstrong in a new book helps companies and 
other groups better convey the "why" of their work. Story by Joan
Fischer. 
23 NOTES OF A CITIZEN SCIENTIST 
Forget about your C in biology. All around the state, citizen volunteers
are 
gathering information that is vital to Wisconsin's natural world-and they're
having a great time doing it. Story by Jack Bushnell. 
30 A BEDAZZLING NEW ARTS VENUE 
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art opens a stunning new space 
in Overture. Story by Joan Fischer. 
33 GALLERIA: DANCING IN TWO WORLDS 
Photographer Tom Jones shares intimate and stirring portraits from his 
Native world. Story by Melanie Herzog. Cover photo by John Urban. 
43 THE HUMANITIES IN OUR LIVES: A NEW FEATURE 
Our democracy's best defense lies in diversity, argues Craig Werner. And
on 
a lighter note, Benjamin Percy tells how a book about cowboys helped make
him a man. The Wisconsin Humanities Council kicks off a regular new 
section, with an introduction by Dean Bakopoulos. 
57 DESIGNING PLACES: WHY WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH 
Paying attention to some key visual and spatial concepts is helping to create
more livable communities throughout Wisconsin. Story by Susan B. King. 
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