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.

Tri State Museum, Belle Fourche

In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 2

Log cabins have a certain romantic appeal, even in 2017. For today's Images of the Past feature, we take a look inside the Johnny Spaulding Cabin in Belle Fourche. It’s a cabin with a real-life romance story in its history. Joining us is Kristi Thielen. She's director of the Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 2

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 2

The Bush Foundation invests in ideas and the people who power them. You can gather with board members and staff members, Bush Fellow and more, tonight at the Icon Lounge in Sioux Falls. Jennifer Ford Reedy is president of the Bush Foundation. She joins us in the SDPB studios at the University of Sioux Falls.

washingtonpost.com

In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 1

We thought we understood the statistics about fatal officer-involved shootings in America. One team of investigative journalists, however, suspected even law enforcement agencies were not getting the full picture. They ended up creating a detailed database of incidents and walking away with the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 1

Pack your gear and get ready to pedal. SDPB continues its two-wheel-trek across the state. Larry Rohrer is Director of Content for SDPB. He's been showing you how to enjoyr the bike trails in your community all summer long. And he didn't even have to buy any spandex. He joins us now with an update on his recent trip to Watertown.

In The Moment ... Kevin Woster/Festival Of Books

Sep 22, 2017

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 2

SDPB's Kevin Woster has been chauffeuring authors, visiting classrooms with Tim O'Brien and updating his blog, "On the Other Hand."  He joins Lori Walsh at the Festival of Books in Deadwood to share thoughts on the things we carry throughout life.

www.echopress.com

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 2

Robin Wall Kimmerer's books include Braiding Sweetgrass and Gathering Moss.  A mother, scientist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she visits about lessons of botany and the wisdom of plants during the South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood.

In The Moment ... Geneive Abdo/Festival Of Books

Sep 22, 2017

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 2

Geneive Abdo is a specialist in political Islam.  She's at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood to discuss her latest book, The New Sectarianism.  Abdo is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East in Washington, D.C.  She's also a lecturer at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 1

Known as the Queen of Romantic Comedy, Susan Elizabeth Phillips is the only four time winner of the prestigious Romance Writers of America's Favorite Book of the Year Award.  Her latest book is titled First Star I See Tonight.  Chicago is the setting - "a city populated by strong women and men who need strong women ... even if they don't know it yet."

In The Moment ... Heid Erdrich/Festival Of Books

Sep 22, 2017
Chris Felver

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 1

Heid E. Erdrich is a poet, a writer, a teacher and filmmaker.  She's written five collections of poetry.  Her most recent title is Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic.  Erdrich has also authored the nonfiction book Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes.  She grew up in North Dakota and is an Ojibwe member.

In The Moment ... Rob Fleder/Festival Of Books

Sep 22, 2017

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 1

Rob Fleder and Steve Hoffman wrote the book on the must-see sporting events on the planet.  It's called The Sports Bucket List: 101 Sights Every Fan Has to See Before the Clock Runs Out.  Fleder was executive editor of Sports Illustrated and editor of SI Books during his 20 years at Time, Inc.  He currently edits books and consults on publishing projects for his company Low Gear and Minus, Inc.

Tom Dempster

In The Moment ... September 21, 2017 Show 182 Hour 1

Tom Dempster likes to talk with his friends and share those conversations with SDPB.  He is a director of IFAM Capital and has held elected office for 17 years, nine years as a Minnehaha County Commissioner, and eight years as a SD State Senator where he served as Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the State Affairs Committee. Tom sat down with his friend Dr. Jerry Simmons. Simmons is a pathologist in Sioux Falls But this conversation is about his time as a Captain during Vietnam.

SDPB

In The Moment ... September 21, 2017 Show 182 Hour 1

SDPB helps you navigate this week's documentary "The Vietnam War." SDPB has traveled throughout the state asking for your stories. SDPB's Jackie Hendry and Michael Zimny sat with Vietnam veteran and combat infantryman Rick Thomas in Rosebud and asked him what his experiences were in Vietnam.

listen.sdpb.org

In The Moment ... September 21, 2017 Show 182 Hour 2

Jean Patrick is one of South Dakota's most recognized children's authors. She's in Rapid City for the Young Reader's Festival of Books today. Lori Walsh talked with Jean Patrick on Monday about her new book "Long Armed Ludy and the First Women's Olympics.” Patrick is in Deadwood this weekend for the South Dakota Festival of Books.

listen.sdpb.org

In The Moment ... September 21, 2017 Show 182 Hour 2

Artist Paul Goble passed away on January 5, 2017. Biographer Greg Bryan worked with Goble for more than four years on the book that would secure the children's book author's place in history, although the artist himself was hesitant and humble. In January, "In the Moment" host Lori Walsh talked with Greg Bryan about Paul Goble's humility, his art, and his devotion to the natural world and tribal traditions. Bryan visits South Dakota this weekend for the South Dakota Festival of Books.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 2

What makes a great governor for the state of South Dakota. What are the most important issues of our day? And who do you think will serve the state well in the coming years? The race to become the 33rd Governor of the state has begun. Primary elections fall on June 5th of 2018. We've invited each candidate for governor to join us on In the Moment so you can get to know them better. Today we welcome Terry LaFleur.

SDPB

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 2

From trouble on social media to a next-generation bomber, it's time for a closer look at the top stories in the state with our Dakota Political Junkies. Today we welcome Denise Ross and Jonathan Ellis.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 2

If you've walked the corridors of the National Music Museum, brought your brown bag lunch to the concert series, or read about the museum in the New York Times, you've brushed shoulders, in a way, with our next guest. Cleveland Johnson has served nearly five years as the Director of the National Music Museum. He's an Oxford-educated music historian. He's leaving us and heading to the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey.

Tom Dempster

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 1

Tom Dempster likes to talk with his friends and share those conversations with SDPB.  He is a Director of IFAM Capital, and has held elected office for seventeen years, nine years as a Minnehaha County Commissioner, and eight years as a SD State Senator where he served as Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the State Affairs Committee.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 1

The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick continues tonight on SDPB television. It's a documentary more than 10 years in the making and over the course of several months, we at In The Moment have strived to bring you compelling and thought-provoking South Dakota Vietnam stories.

sdstate.edu

In The Moment ... September 19, 2017 Show 180 Hour 2

It was a ship designed to take tourists into space. But in 2014, a test flight proved the deadly risks of private space travel. Lives are at stake in the race to space. Joining us today is John DeLisi, Director of Office of Aviation Safety for the National Transportation Safety Board. He's is Brookings for a talk on the The Spaceship 2 Accident and the NTSB investigation.

Candace Freeland

In The Moment ... September 19, 2017 Show 180 Hour 2

If you've ever been to Mitford, you might not want to leave. The #1 New York Times best-selling Mitford Series has brought delight and comfort to fans around the world and across generations. This week, a new entry into the Mitford Series hits the shelves. It's fittingly called "To Be Where You Are." Author Jan Karon joins us today.

SDPB

In The Moment ... September 19, 2017 Show 180 Hour 2

SDPB's Hugh Weber is the host of The Potluck Society. He joins us for a weekly helping of ideas, innovation, and connection. This week: Anthony Firman from Flandreau.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 19, 2017 Show 180 Hour 1

This week, SDPB helps you navigate the Ken Burns / Lynn Novick documentary about The Vietnam War. Recently we took the show to the Black HIlls Bureau. Kevin Woster joined us, as he does every week. But this time, we spontaneously talked about the draft and the decisions young men faced at the time.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... September 19, 2017 Show 180 Hour 1

Rapid City officials are looking again at the Barnett Arena in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center complex. The facility is no longer compliant with disability requirements. Two years ago, Rapid City residents voted against building a new arena. SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us to talk about what the mayor and city are considering.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 19, 2017 Show 180 Hour 1

Rich Hall flew the Skyraider called "Sweet Marlene" over Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. As the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary series airs on SDPB-TV this week, we talk with those impacted by the war to talk about the legacy of Vietnam in South Dakota.

John Mollison's interview with Rich Hall

In The Moment ... September 18, 2017 Show 179 Hour 2

When you visit a museum you expect authenticity from the exhibitions, art, and artifacts. Angela Swedberg is a contemporary mixed media artist from Washington State. She is the Oscar Howe Memorial Lecturer for USD this week. He presentation is titled:  "The Hob Menace: The Dangers of Hobbyism and Artifact Manipulation in Relation to Future Museum Collection."

prnewswire.com

In the Moment ... September 18, 2017 Show 179 Hour 2

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is saying 200,000 state residents are involved in the Equifax data breech.  That means their private financial data may be available to cyber criminals.  SDPBs Andrew Bork speaks with Wallet Hub Analyst Jill Gonzalez to learn more about credit information and the best way to find out if yours is compromised.

airforce.com

In The Moment ... September 18, 2017 Show 179 Hour 2

America boasts the largest and one of the most advance air forces in the world. And today, the U.S Air Force turns 70. Retired Lt. Gen. (Ret)  "Jack" Hudson is Director of the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He joins us for a conversation about preserving the stories of the USAF.

womenveteransalliance.org

In The Moment ... September 18, 2017 Show 179 Hour 2

More than 6,600 South Dakota women served their country in the armed forces. On September 29, many of them gather in community in Sioux Falls at the annual Women Veterans Conference. The event features an art exhibition, keynote speakers, and information about benefits. Joining me with more:

Brenda Fredericks, Women Veteran Program Manager for the VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

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