Bill Povletich

Premiere DateMar 6, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 Part 1 - Bill Povletich
04:28 Part 2 - Packer Pride
06:14 Part 3 - Power of Fan-Owners
08:51 Outro
09:28 Leonardo Howth
15:21 Finish

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Today on the Daily Beat, Monday, March 6, 2017: Author and filmmaker Bill Povletich joins the show to discuss the ownership structure of the Green Bay Packers, the only publicly owned American professional sports franchise.

Bill Povletich is an award swimming author and documentary filmmaker. He’s produced network specials and documentaries for the History Channel, Food Network, and Court TV among others, and he served as supervising producer on the 2005 Peabody Award winning History Channel documentary “Rwanda: Do Scars Ever Fade.” He also produces the E! Entertainment Television series “Botched.”

His 2012 book “Green Bay Packers: Trials, Triumphs, and Tradition” chronicles the history of the Packers’ organization as well as the team’s unique ownership structure. You can read more about Bill and his work on his website.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…