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Greg Goode spoke with Steve Witt, president of the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation. Witt is an Indiana State University alumni with a degree in economics. He has been president of the Terre Haute EDC for eleven years. Witt spoke about economic development in Terre Haute, putting a focus on downtown and the industrial park, which now has over one thousand acres open for development. Goode discusses with Witt the process of bringing companies and economic projects to the Wabash Valley. Steve Witt: Originally Aired: July 15, 2015

Tom Szymanski, Executive Vice President of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation, and Dr. Lisa Phillips, Associate Professor of History at ISU and Treasurer of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation spoke with Dr. Phil Glende. Szymanski and Phillips discussed Eugene V. Debs and the foundation set up in his honor. Debs was born in Terre Haute, Indiana and gained national recognition with his socialist ideology, advocating for workers’ rights, and incarceration for speaking out about WWI. Tom Szymanski and Dr. Lisa Phillips : Originally aired April 22, 2015