In The Moment ... March 21, 2017 Show 054 Hour 1
Creativity is what makes humans special. A new book called "The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional" is released today. It's a look not only at the legacy of human creativity and collaboration, but a testament to the urgency of fostering those uniquely human attributes moving forward. We’re joined by the book’s author Agustin Fuentes. He’s a professor and the chair of the Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology.
As we prepare for the Ken Burns landmark documentary series “The Vietnam War” (coming to SDPB-TV in September), we meet South Dakotans whose lives were forever changed by the conflict, the politics, the music, and the protests. Today we meet Retired Colonel Marty Mahart. He's the cofounder of Operation Black Hills Cabin. His a retired combat pilot who served two tours in Vietnam.
The story of the pipeline protests in America is ongoing, even as oil prepares to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline . Leigh Paterson is a reporter for Inside Energy. She reported for the documentary film "Beyond Standing Rock." That airs tomorrow night on SDPB-TV at 9 p.m. Central. We’re also joined by the film’s director Brian Malone.