Jon Lauck is chair of the Midwestern History Association. He is an author, a professor, and a lawyer. He has written several books, including "The Lost Region: Toward a Revival of Midwestern History."
John Miller is an author, historian, and professor. His "Small-Town Dreams: Stories of Midwestern Boys Who Shaped America" was released in 2014.
Lauck and Miller join Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh to discuss the importance of Midwestern studies ... why it matters and what needs to be done to create a thriving field of study that values the places we call home.