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In The Moment: The Women Who Shaped The West

Courtesy Penguin Random House

Parents preparing for back to school are learning more about district policies for COVID mitigation, in-person learning, and vaccine reporting. Bart Pfankuch is the content director for South Dakota News Watch. He opens up his Reporter's Notebook.

South Dakota is in the process of revising social studies standards. We talk with Professor Stephen Jackson of the University of Sioux Falls about the revision process.

Winifred Gallagher's latest book is called New Women in the Old West. We talk colonization, suffrage, and the untold stories of the White women, Native women, and women of color who shaped the West.

Longtime South Dakota legislator David Lust has died. SDPB's Lee Strubinger helps us remember Lust with by hearing from him in his own words.

The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum is dedicated to the interpretation of the state's rural history. Collections Coordinator Carrie Van Buren will talk about summer events, current exhibits, and the children's Ag-Xploration gallery.

Fresh Tracks Episode 5 with Dave Hersrud highlights music from the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Jessie Ware, and the Flatlanders.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.