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In The Moment: Breeding Bucking Horses, And Rep. Johnson Talks Infrastructure

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In the Moment, June 14, 2021 Show 1069.

The 2021 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Friday. Author Louise Erdrich has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her latest book "The Night Watchman." We hear Erdrich's inspiration for the book. 

U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson discusses the role of the Problem Solvers Caucus in the great American infrastructure debate. 

The June SDPB Spotlight shines on South Dakota's rodeo traditions. Today we talk with father and son stock contractors Steve and Brent Sutton about their lives and careers in rodeo.

A Moment with South Dakota History: In 1924, a windstorm that swept across South Dakota claimed more than a dozen lives along with property and livestock.

Scott Simpson has an old guitar that once belonged to his wife's grandfather. Through song, he makes the point that music and musical instruments connect the player to other people who are not physically present.

SDPB's Larry Rohrer talks with music afficionado David Hersrud for a look at some new music on our First Tracks segment.