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Images Of The Past: Development Of Telephone Networks In SD

In The Moment ... April 27, 2020 Show 804 Hour 2

This week's installment of Images of the Past finds us discussing the development of telephone networks in South Dakota. In the late 1800's there was the Dakota Central telephone exchange. Sherri Rawstern is curator of Education at the Dacotah Prairie Museum in Aberdeen, and she joins us with more on that.

Plus, SDPB producer Brian Gevik and an interview with Denny Law, General Manager/CEO of Golden West Telecommunications. Law summarizes the modern history of the telecom industry and talks about potential changes that might be ahead on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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