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In The Moment: The Events Unfolding Events In Afghanistan, The Political Fallout

Department Of The State

The government in Afghanistan has been taken over by the Taliban, sooner than the Biden administration expected. President Biden stands behind his decision to withdraw U.S. troops. Tim Schorn is the director of international studies at the University of South Dakota. He joins us with context.

An invasive species is clogging up hyroelectric systems which could result in a rate increase for customers. SDPB's Laura Johnson reports on the growing infestation of zebra mussels.

South Dakota State University political scientists Lisa Hager and David Wiltse discuss the unfolding events in Afghanistan for today's Dakota Political Junkies segment. 

We take a moment to recognize the 2020 class of inductees into the South Dakota Hall of Fame. Today we feature inductee Kitty Kinsman.

Author and former Pierre resident Pam Nowak will talk about the research she conducted to merge fact and fiction in writing the novel Never Let Go. The book weaves together the lives of five women living near Lake Shetek, Minnesota, during the Conflict of 1862.

Artist Martin Weinstein of New York joins us for a preview of his exhibition "Moment to Moment." His multi-layered work is currently on display at the South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.
Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.