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Crime & character in 'The Longmire Defense'

On today's show...

Sheila Stanley, the Sioux Falls area director for the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, discusses the labor movement’s legacy through workplace safety.

A two-part documentary series from PBS FRONTLINE and The Marshall Project brings us an intimate look at the humanity and challenges of people incarcerated by the U.S. prison system.

Ursula Liang is director of the first part, "Two Strikes." She tells the personal story of a man who will spend life in prison for almost stealing a car thanks to the largely unknown two-strikes law.

Alysia Santo is producer of "Tutwiler" and staff writer with The Marshall Project. In "Tutwiler," she explores the heartbreaking realities of being pregnant while incarcerated.

We then head to the desolate and beautiful mountains of Wyoming through the mind of Craig Johnson. He discusses what he loves about writing Walt Longmire ahead of "The Longmire Defense" hitting shelves.

SDPB's Zadya Abbott explores the role a community bakery can play in South Dakota's small towns.

Plus, we revisit a conversation with Julia Lyon, author of "A Dinosaur Named Ruth." She discussed re-approaching the ordinary, the importance of children's literature and, of course, dinosaurs.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.