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The Inspiring And Controversional Life And Ideology Of Ben Reifel

Northern Plains News
U.S. Congress

In The Moment ... October 10. 2018 Show 439 Hour 2

South Dakota has had only one American Indian Congressman: Benjamin Reifel.

Dr. Sean Flynn is a history professor at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. His new book is called "Without Reservation: Benjamin Reifel and American Indian Acculturation." It looks at the inspiring and controversial life and ideology of Ben Reifel and elicits impassioned responses from readers.

A book signing and presentation is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Friday in the Tiger Café inside the McGovern Library on campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.