In The Moment ... U.S. / Japan Relations In The Age Of Trump

Sep 11, 2017

In The Moment ... September 11, 2017 Show 174 Hour 1

Tensions are high on the Korean peninsula and East Asia threatens to slip into potential economic and security crisis. On Friday we spoke with author Richard McGregor about the tri-lateral relationship between Washington, Tokyo, and Beijing. Today we welcome Toshihiro Nakayama. He's a Professor of American Politics and Foreign Policy at the Faculty of Policy Management at Keio University. He's giving a lecture in Brookings tonight on the SDSU campus, sponsored by the South Dakota World Affairs Council. It's called "Japan's Foreign Policy Options in a Trump Era"

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It's time to get the sweaters out of summer storage and lay the quilts back onto beds. We celebrate fall with a new book from Marry Reecy Fitzgerald looks at “South Dakota Quilts and Quiltmakers.” Fitzgerald joins us for a conversation about the oft-forgotten fiber artists of the region.

The Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls is about to finish this year's accelerator program.  The 12-week program is a series of classes designed to help early stage businesses grow and secure equity.  The program is responsible for securing $2.5 million in equity and creating 80 jobs.  Ryan Oines is the Interim Vice President of the Zeal Center.  SDPB's Andrew Bork speaks with Ryan about the Zeal Center and it's accelerator program.