Madison, WI Surrounded by Reality

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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

June 30, 1966
Kathyrn Clarenbach helps found National Organization for Women, elected first chair.

Jume 30, 1972
Canadian judge extradites Sterling Hall bomber Karleton Armstrong to Madison.