In The Moment ... South Dakota Festival Of Books

Aug 14, 2017

In The Moment ... August 14, 2017 Show 155 Hour 2

Get ready to head for the Hills. In the Moment is in Deadwood for the South Dakota Festival of Books in September. We hope to see you there. Today we get a preview of the state's premier literary event. Jennifer Widman is the director of the Center for the Book with the South Dakota Humanities Council.

Steve Boint
Credit Lori Walsh

Steve Boint is a poet, artist, publisher, philosopher, and teacher. His new book is called “Always Passing Through.”He joins us for a conversation about wood cuts, truth, and why the world needs philosophers now more than ever. Join him for an artist reception and exhibition opening at Eastbank Art Gallery in Sioux Falls on September 1st.

Mick Harrison is a Vietnam veteran who joins us to share his experiences in Vietnam. We talk about the Tet Offensive, the nuances of My Lai, and more as South Dakotans continue to share their stories of the legacy of the Vietnam War in South Dakota. Find more at: sdpb.org/vietnam