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Dakota Midday: Reflections On The Orlando Shooting

Lori Walsh speaks with Ashley Gaddis, she is Director of Operations for the Sioux Falls Center for Equality, and Thomas Christianson who is President of the Sioux Falls Center for Equality and their thoughts on how the attack affects the LGBT community.

Walsh speaks with Karen Johnson. Her son lives two miles from the Pulse nightclub in Orlando and she was there visiting him. Johnson left at 4:00 a.m. Sunday to go to the airport when the events were unfolding.


Walsh interviews Terri Carlson. She is the mother of a gay son who lives in California. She calls this event her “personal 9-11.”


Walsh talks with Paul Neidringhaus, SWAT Commander and Captain with the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office. 


Finally Walsh interviews Teddi Joyce, an assistant professor at the University of South Dakota. Joyce discusses social media’s place in relation to the weekend shooting.


Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.