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“Surrounded by Reality” A quote by Lee Dreyfus, future Governor of Wisconsin, while campaigning in 1978. He said “Madison is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.” Madison has grown since then; currently it's about 76 square miles.       More about the site...

   



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Today in Madison History

September 2, 1982
A survey of historians asked to rank the "ten greatest Senators in the nation's history" based on "accomplishments in office" and "long range impact on American history," placed Robert La Follette first, tied with Henry Clay.