In The Moment: Segments

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Welcome to the In The Moment Segments. Here is where you can find all invidual segments from our radio program.

In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and culture magazine program. We have a deeply rooted sense of place, and that place is South Dakota. In the Moment features authentic conversations with news makers, scholars, artists, and everyday South Dakotans. We bring you world-class radio storytelling featuring the highest journalistic integrity. We tell true stories of our state and true stories of people who are doing something or creating something for a reason. We tell these stories with intelligence, fairness, compassion and imagination. We bring our listeners into the conversations and keep them In the Moment.

Keep up with Lori Walsh by reading her "In the Margins" blog at www.sdpb.org/margins.

Be sure to check out the In The Moment podcast wherever you find your podcasts.

For more information, you can contact the In The Moment team at 800-456-0766

OGTA Debrief

20 hours ago

In The Moment … November 25, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

At 38 minutes, it was one of the longest aerial dogfights in military history. Yet pilot Royce Williams was ordered to keep the story secret for decades. At last, he can speak freely.

South Dakota Public Broadcasting joins forces with the Distinguished Flying Cross Society and Old Guys and Their Airplanes for an OGTA Debrief next Tuesday, December 1st at 11 a.m. Central, 10 Mountain.

Dakota Political Junkies

20 hours ago
SDPB

In The Moment … November 25, 2020 Show 947 Hour 1

Joining us are Jon Schaff, Professor of Political Science at Northern State University in Aberdeen, and Jonathan Ellis, investigative reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. 

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Find the In the Moment Podcast on Apple, Spotify, and Google Play. Plus, watch interviews from our show on YouTube.

You & Your Democracy: Ep. 6

20 hours ago
SDPB

In The Moment … November 25, 2020 Show 947 Hour 1

"You and Your Democracy" is a series of short-take civics lessons hosted by Chuck Parkinson. You can find the full series online at sdpb.org/yourdemocracy. In today's episode, Chuck talks with Dorothy Brewick, retired Rapid City Area School District Social Studies teacher. This discussion is part 2 on the Preamble to the Constitution. In the last episode, they made it through the insure domestic tranquility portion of the document. Chucks asks Dorothy to pick up where they left off.

Postcard from the Prairie

20 hours ago
SDPB

In The Moment … November 25, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

Eliza Blue bring's us a special "Postcard From The Praire" that will have you feeling grateful this Thanksgiving.

Arts, literature, and music reporting on SDPB is supported by the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. More information available at northern.edu

Find the In the Moment Podcast on Apple, Spotify, and Google Play. Plus, watch interviews from our show on YouTube.

Watertown Mayor Talks City's COVID Safety Efforts

Nov 24, 2020
City of Watertown

In The Moment … November 24, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

City leaders around the state are walking a tightrope as COVID-19 disrupts much of our daily lives. Today we check in with Watertown and that city's efforts to keep citizens safe, healthy, and at work. Sarah Caron is Watertown's mayor.

Find the In the Moment Podcast on Apple, Spotify, and Google Play. Plus, watch interviews from our show on YouTube.

Sean Covel's "Marlon McDoogle's Magical Night"

Nov 24, 2020
SD Humanities

In The Moment … November 24, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

Now it's time to get a little bit messy. Grown-ups, put down your cell phones and pick up a book. Reading is very pandemic friendly. Sean Covel is the author of the children's book series "Porter the Hoarder." It's an interactive romp through ransacked rooms, gold coins, and candy explosions.

Thousands of copies of the book "Porter the Hoarder" will make their way into the hands of school children in South Dakota. It comes in a package that includes "parent homework," encouraging parents and kids to read together.

Sarah Herbert's New George McGovern Book

Nov 23, 2020
Sarah Herbert

In The Moment … November 23, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

George McGovern's leadership and service to others is now captured in a book for children.
"George McGovern: South Dakota's Legendary Legislator" is written for students in grades 4-8, especially for those in need of research material on South Dakota's former U.S. Senator.

The book is the first for author Sarah Nearman Herbert, a former teacher.

Dr. Shankar Kurra: Covid-19 Update

Nov 23, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 23, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

As we draw nearer to the approval of the first vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19 infection rates climb each day across the nation and here at home. More than 800 South Dakotans have now died from the disease. Our healthcare professionals continue to be taxed with Covid 19 cases, even as they learn more every day about the virus. Dr. Shankar Kurra is Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health and joins us today.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Images of the Past

Nov 23, 2020

In The Moment … November 23, 2020 Show 947 Hour 2

Vermillion's Mayor Talks Impact of COVID

Nov 23, 2020

In The Moment … November 23, 2020 Show 947 Hour 1

Over the next week, we're going to be checking in with city leaders across South Dakota to get updates on how their communities are dealing with COVID-19 as it affects their schools, businesses, health care facilities, and more.

One city in the southeastern part of the state that already has a mask ordinance in place is Vermillion. Joining us with details and a closer look at Vermillion's battle with COVID-19 is Mayor Kelsey Collier-Wise.

NPR

In The Moment … November 23, 2020 Show 947 Hour 1

Farmers are always facing uncertainty. As it stands now, many South Dakota farmers are experiencing moderate to severe drought.

And, what does an administrative change in the White House along with the many possible policy changes mean for the state's producers?

Joining us to share thoughts on what a Biden Administration looks like for South Dakota farmers is Kevin McNew, Chief Economist with the Farmers Business Network.

Farmers For America Documentary

Nov 23, 2020
Graham Meriwether

In The Moment … November 23, 2020 Show 947 Hour 1

You've just heard an excerpt from the film "Farmers for America" narrated by Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame. You can tune in to the documentary on SDPB TV this Thanksgiving Day at 7 CDT/6 MDT. Director Graham Meriweather spent four years trekking across the country in search of farmers in order to tell their stories. Their hard work and energy provide the heartbeat of this film.

Find the In the Moment Podcast on Apple, Spotify, and Google Play. Plus, watch interviews from our show on YouTube.

Delta David Gier Talks "The Genius of Mozart"

Nov 20, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 20, 2020 Show 946 Hour 1

Mozart was known for his melodies, and each melody was distinct. This Saturday inside the Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performs The Genius of Mozart. Delta David Gier is the music director and conductor for the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.

Arts, literature, and music reporting on SDPB is supported by the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. More information available at northern.edu

Moment in Sound: Chad Elliott

Nov 20, 2020
Chad Elliott credit to Jean Luc Lebowski Photography

In The Moment … November 20, 2020 Show 946 Hour 1

In the midst of all the chaos that surrounds us, we were more than pleased to learn about a new album from Chad Elliott.

The Iowa based singer/songwriter last joined us almost one year ago - last December for a live Moment in Sound prior to performing at the AME Chapel in Yankton.

Elliott's new album, Tangle with the Ghost, came out last Friday. It's his 24th album!

Joe Yracheta & Guthrie Ducheneaux

Nov 20, 2020
Joe Yracheta

In The Moment … November 19, 2020 Show 945 Hour 2

As the entire world strives to become better equipped to fight an emerging infectious disease, public health measures, interventions, and even vaccines can have different impacts in different communities. Historically, Native American communities suffer worse health outcomes than any other population group in the United States.

On Call with the Prairie Doc®

Nov 20, 2020
On Call with the Prairie Doc®

In The Moment … November 19, 2020 Show 945 Hour 2

On Call with the Prairie Doc® is on SDPB TV Thursday nights at 7 central 6 mountain. Tonight, Dr. Deb Johnston hosts and the show is about memory. Dr. Johnston is with us now for a look into the show, welcome back and thanks for being here.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Find the In the Moment Podcast on Apple, Spotify, or Google Play. Plus, watch interviews from our show on YouTube.

PoliSci Profs: Claims Of Election Fraud

Nov 19, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … November 19, 2020 Show 945 Hour 1

Election results are in, but President Trump and a number of his supporters are standing by their false claims of a fraudulent election. Multiple fraud claims have made their way to court, but those cases have shown no voter fraud and no change in measurable results. That does not mean Trump's legal team is done trying.

Lisa Hager is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, he's an Associate Professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.​​

"Wintering" with Katherine May

Nov 19, 2020

In The Moment … November 19, 2020 Show 945 Hour 1

Sometimes you feel as if you have slipped through the cracks and landed in an alternate place. Maybe because of an illness. A South Dakota blizzard. A job loss. A pandemic. Katherine May has not only studied these in-between spaces, she has lived them. Her new book is called "Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times." In the book, she explores solitude and sickness, cold-water swimming, and the warmth of story.

Kevin Woster

Nov 19, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 19, 2020 Show 945 Hour 1

Blogger Kevin Woster discusses the latest installment from his blog, "On the Other Hand." Find it at SDPB.org.

Find the In the Moment Podcast on Apple, Spotify, or Google Play. Plus, watch interviews from our show on YouTube.

Dakota Political Junkies

Nov 18, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 18, 2020 Show 944 Hour 2

We just heard from Governor Kristi Noem as she shared her thoughts on COVID-19 in South Dakota and how to keep residents safe.

Meanwhile, talks of mask mandates and ordinances have ramped up in the state.

And, in a war of words between USA Today and the governor's office, who's facts are genuine?

You & Your Democracy: Ep. 5

Nov 18, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 18, 2020 Show 944 Hour 2

"You and Your Democracy" is a series of short-take civics lessons hosted by Chuck Parkinson. You can find the full series online at sdpb.org/yourdemocracy. In today's episode, Chuck talks with Dorothy Brewick, retired Rapid City Area School District Social Studies teacher. Today is the first of a 3 part series and Chuck begins by asking Dorothy, what is the preamble to the Constitution?

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

"We Gather Together" with Denise Kiernan

Nov 18, 2020
Courtesy: Penguin Random House

Thanksgiving in America has become a time for overladen tables, the Macy's Parade, football, and Black Friday shopping. This year looks a little different, of course, but how did we get here?

In "We Gather Together," Denise Kiernan turns her passion for history and unparalleled research to a topic that could not be timelier: gratitude.

We Gather Together Audiobook Excerpt:

Audio excerpted courtesy Penguin Random House Audio from We Gather Together by Denise Kiernan, read by the author.

Learning English Outdoors

Nov 17, 2020
Philby Illustration/Corbis for NPR

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 2

Nature is all around us, and a University of Sioux Falls English professor integrated the outdoors into a Literature class he taught this fall. SDPB's Lura Roti reports this story from Blood Run.

Managing COVID Stress: Coping Behaviors

Nov 17, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 2

People have responded to the pandemic in several different ways. And of our coping behaviors can be a bit ... maladaptive. Are there ways to redirect ourselves and make this experience more meaningful? Kaiya Ansorge is an adjunct instructor in counseling & psychological education at the University of South Dakota. She joins us today with her thoughts.

How To Manage The 2020 Holiday Season

Nov 17, 2020
Shannon Wright for NPR

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 2

We are facing a holiday season like no other and what promises to be a long, difficult winter. Maybe we need to think about the weeks ahead in new ways. Maybe we need to plan for weeks ahead in new ways.  Lisa Woodruff is the founder and CEO of Organize 365. She's the author of the book "The Paper Solution," and her online Holiday Blitz and Organize 365 podcast have been helping people across the country thrive during the tumultuous "snowglobe" that is 2020. 

Rick Kahler

Nov 17, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 1

You've heard the rhetoric: It's been said that if the Democratic party controls the White House and Senate, the path would be open for the U.S. to become a socialist country. Rick Kahler wrote a commentary on this. He is a wealth advisor and owner of the Kahler Financial Group in Rapid City. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including "Wired for Wealth." He's also an international leader in the field of financial therapy.

FRONTLINE, American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil

Nov 17, 2020
PBS

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 1

19: Women of the Northern Plains

Nov 17, 2020
augie.edu

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 1

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Chad Thury

Nov 16, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 16, 2020 Show 942 Hour 2

Covid 19 numbers in South Dakota are still rising, hospitals are taking on more patients, and people continue to lose their lives over this disease. On a daily basis, our health professionals continue to learn more and more as we await a vaccine. Dr. Chad Thury is Regional Director of Clinical Quality and Family Medicine Physician at Avera. 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Managing COVID Stress: Mindfulness & Yoga

Nov 16, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … November 16, 2020 Show 942 Hour 2

Yoga and mindfulness can be fanstastic way to mitigate stress during these trying times. Karen Buxcel is Founder and Teacher at Sol Yoga Collective and joins us with insights into how we can practice these techniques from the comfort of our homes.

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