Entries by Katherine Acosta

The Woman Behind the New Deal – Frances Perkins

A must read!!! Everybody knows about FDR, but how many know the name Frances Perkins? She was the heart, soul, conscience – and major architect – of New Deal policies. If You Like Social Security and Minimum Wage, Thank Frances Perkins Perkins, who died 50 years ago this month, is one of our nation’s greatest […]

Ida Jo

  Here’s a photo of the incomparable Ida Jo at the High Noon Saloon at Wurst Times today.  Brats and beer are practically a sacrament in Wisconsin and we went to partake and enjoy local music during the holiday week-end. My co-producer and partner Rick Acklin and I had many (ahem) “debates” about what music we wanted to use […]