In The Moment

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In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and culture magazine program. We have a deeply rooted sense of place, and that place is South Dakota. In the Moment features authentic conversations with news makers, scholars, artists, and everyday South Dakotans. We bring you world-class radio storytelling featuring the highest journalistic integrity. We tell true stories of our state and true stories of people who are doing something or creating something for a reason. We tell these stories with intelligence, fairness, compassion and imagination. We bring our listeners into the conversations and keep them In the Moment.

Keep up with Lori Walsh by reading her "In the Margins" blog at www.sdpb.org/margins.

In The Moment ... Chasing Trane

Nov 6, 2017
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In The Moment ... November 6, 2017 Show 214 Hour 2

John Coltrane is one of the most important figures in jazz history.  The saxophonist first gained fame as a member of the Miles Davis Quintet.  He spent the next decade challenging himself and pushing the boundaries of music before his death in 1967.

The writer and director of Chasing Trane joined Karl Gehrke, host of SDPB Radio's Jazz Nightly to discuss the film which airs Monday, November 6 at 9:30 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV.  It kicks off a new season of the PBS Series Independent Lens.

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In The Moment ... November 6, 2017 Show 214 Hour 1

South Dakota Magazine managing editor John Andrews stops by to highlight a couple of features in the new November/December issue.

We joke about it more than eat it, but lutefisk is serious business in parts of the state.

Plus, we look at the tradition of winter deer hunting in South Dakota.

In The Moment ... The Mission Of Herman Stern

Nov 6, 2017

In The Moment ... November 6, 2017 Show 214 Hour 1

Herman Stern rescued 125 people from persecution and possible death in Nazi Germany in the 1930's-40's.

Video Arts Studios has produced a documentary about Stern's rescue efforts and his life as a civic leader in North Dakota.  Producers Art Phillips and Carl Oberholtzer shared details of the film with Prairie Public's Doug Hamilton.

In The Moment ... New America Cyber Security Fellow

Nov 6, 2017
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In The Moment ... November 6, 2107 Show 214 Hour 1

As one of 30 cyber security professionals chosen to serve as a New America Cyber Security Fellow, Ashley Podhradsky is poised to influence the nation's cyber security policy for years to come.  Podhradsky is Associate Professor of Digital Forensics and Information Assurance at Dakota State University in Madison.

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In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 2

Dr. Matt Friedman is a Visiting Professor of Economics at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. He came to Vermillion from New York where he was a research fellow and public policy advocate.

Today at 3:30, in a Beacom Scholar Series event, Friedman discusses “Wage and Employment Impacts of a Criminal Record.”  His presentation is at Beacom Hall 117 on the USD campus.

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In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 2

Roger Whittle with the Watertown Public Opinion and Seth Tupper from the Rapid City Journal join the show today to talk state politics.

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In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 2

Katie Wolf is the founder and executive director of Friends for Health in Haiti. This project began in 2006. She joins the show today to expand on this. More information and donations can be made by clicking on this link.

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In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 1

Cara Hetland is joined today by SDPB's Nate Wek. They discuss the opportunity that Cara recently had and that was being a member of the chain gang at Howard Field in Sioux Falls. This piece is on the SDPB sport's Facebook page.

In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 2

Congressional Republicans want to make one of the largest overhauls of the federal tax law in decades. The estate tax is on the chopping block. SDPB’s Lee Strubinger joins us to unpack how the debate is playing out in the state.

The Federal estate tax has been around since 1916.

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In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 2

Hugh Weber, host of The Potluck Society, brings Amy Jo Martin to the program. Martin is the author of “Renegades Write the Rules” and host of the “Why Not Now?” podcast.

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In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 2

Friday night you can stop by the National Music Museum in Vermillion to see clarinetist Luis Viquez in concert. That begins at 7 p.m. Viquez is the director of the University of South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. He's the assistant professor of music at USD, director of the concert band.

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In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 1

This hour we explore the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. We move ahead now, a century or two, to 1749, when Johann Sebastian Bach completed the monumental "B minor Mass." We welcome Maestro Delta David Gier of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Dr. James Johnson, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorusmaster.

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In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... October 30, 2017 Show 209 Hour 1

Women are using the “me too” hashtag to speak out about sexual harassment, discrimination, and assault. We’ll talk about the resonance of the social media movement in South Dakota with our panel of experts: Lt. Governor Matt Michels, Traci Lund, Human Resources Director for Lewis Drug, Stephanie Pochop, an attorney who specializes in discrimination cases, and Dave Lane, assistant professor of Sociology at the University of South Dakota.

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In The Moment ... October 30, 2017 Show 209 Hour 2

It's one of the most pressing questions in science today, and the University of South Dakota is on the forefront. The research involves the search to explore and define dark matter. You can learn more at a Dark Matter Day Symposium tonight at USD.  We're joined by USD Professor Dongming Mei for more.

In The Moment ... October 30, 2017 Show 209 Hour 2

It’s time to unleash the stories of ghosts and spirits for this season of creepiness. Ken Stewart, Archives Research Administrator for the State Archives/SD State Historical Society, joins us with some South Dakota ghost stories.

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In The Moment ... October 27, 2017 Show 208 Hour 1

U.S. Congresswoman Kristi Noem is running for South Dakota Governor. She joins us for a conversation about her vision for South Dakota. We discuss the opioid crisis, allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Pierre, and opportunities for state workforce development.

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In The Moment ... October 27, 2017 Show 208 Hour 1

PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger visits the Black Hills to mark the official opening of the SDPB Black Hills Bureau. Kerger is the longest serving president and CEO in PBS history. Since her arrival, she has made particularly strong commitments to the arts, news and public affairs, high-quality educational content for children and the classroom, and the use of new digital platforms to bring public media into the lives of all Americans.

In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 2

Jo Auch is the assistant executive director of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. She joins us show to explain the Sweet 16 of high school volleyball and the current high school volleyball season.

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In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 2

If you love food, especially fresh, locally sourced food, you probably already have a Deborah Madison cookbook in your collection. She's an icon in American food culture, known for bringing vegetarian food into the mainstream and for championing the farmers who grow it. Her latest book is called "In My Kitchen." She's coming to Spearfish next week for the South Dakota Local Foods Conference. We're also joined by Kim Brannen, president of the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association.

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In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 2

Dr. Holm joins us for a weekly preview of “On Call with the Prairie Doc.”

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In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 2

The face of a community can change when one of its members has a simple idea. Bill Casper had an idea about banners in downtown Rapid City and how they might be used to honor veterans of World War II. That vision is about to be displayed for the city. He joins us from SDPB's Black Hills Bureau with more.

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In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 1

A Holy Man among the Lakota, Nicholas Black Elk became known for building bridges between cultures. Today, he is being considered for sainthood in the Catholic Church. Kevin Woster writes and reports for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He joins us now with just a small piece of the story of faith, culture, and another journey for Black Elk.

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In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 1

For nearly thirty years, the Red Road gathering brought stories of healing to the University of South Dakota and the city of Vermillion. Earlier this month, that circle closed with a two-day celebration as Red Road founder Gene Thin Elk passed leadership on to the next generation. SDPB's Jackie Hendry shares some history of the Red Road Approach along with insight into a Lakota wopila.

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In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 1

Follow a team of experts investigating the Great Hurricane of 1780 that killed more people than any other Caribbean hurricane. Historical evidence points toward the future ... and what we can expect as the ocean warms and sea levels rise. NOVA's "Killer Hurricanes" airs on Wednesday, November 1st at 8 p.m. Central, 7 Mountain on SDPB-TV.

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In The Moment ... October 25, 2017 Show 206 Hour 2

David Wolff is Professor Emeritus from Black Hills State University where he specialized in South Dakota and Black Hills history. He's giving a lecture as part of the Turtle Soup Lecture Series, this Friday, October 27 at noon. It's called “Seth Bullock in Black Hills and Reality.”

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In The Moment ... October 25, 2017 Show 206 Hour 2

A new FRONTLINE investigation looks at how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy, and what he decided to do about it. Part one of Putin's Revenge airs tonight on FRONTLINE at 9 p.m. CT, 8 p.m. MT on SDPB-TV. Part Two is scheduled for November 1st. Mike Wiser has worked on more than 30 films for FRONTLINE. He joins us for the conversation.

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In The Moment ... October 25, 2017 Show 206 Hour 2

We begin the hour with state politics. This week we welcome Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson, watchdog reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. We discuss the “Me Too” hashtag and its impact on Pierre, the statues of the Mid-Central Educational Coop saga, and more.

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