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In The Moment ... Habitat Experiment With Science Steve

Cara Hetland
"Science Steve"

In The Moment ... March 27, 2017 Show 058 Hour 2

Lisa Gardner is the department chair and the Sammons Group Director of the School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management and the EMC Insurance Center Director at Drake University. She joins us from her office in Des Moines to talk about health insurance risk and give the us the basics behind the insurance industry. We spoke earlier and begin with the basic risks behind the Affordable Care Act.

Larry Deiter is the South Dakota Insurance Commissioner and joins the conversation now to talk about the industry in South Dakota.


65 years ago today, Sun Records of Memphis began releasing records.  The company, launched by Sam Phillips, invited creativity and vision, as Phillips was willing to listen to almost anyone who came in off the street.  Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and Jerry Lee Lewis are at the top of a long list of legendary artists who are part of Sun Records rich history.  In 2014, our guest Peter Guralnick, released his book, Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock and Roll.  The book came out in paperback last October.  Guralnick has also authored several other biographies on artists like Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke and Robert Johnson.  He's a Grammy winner and a leading historian in this period of rich musical growth.


Steve Rokusek is the education specialist at South Dakota public Broadcasting. He's also known as "Science Steve." He takes some of the images of the past and creates exercises for teachers to use.


Chris is a producer for In the Moment.