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

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 1

From tasty traditions to the annual holiday gift guide, South Dakota Magazine's November/December issue is now available. Editor-at-Large Bernie Hunhoff and Managing Editor John Andrews join In the Moment to visit about some of the issue's highlights.

Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

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In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 1

It's called a shelter, but the children cannot leave. Thousands of migrant children have been housed in facilities which human rights advocates say threaten to damage their mental health and disturb their development.

A new FRONTLINE partnership with the Associated Press investigates "Kids Caught in the Crackdown" Tuesday night. See the premiere on SDPB-TV at 9:00 p.m. Central/8:00 p.m. Mountain or online at PBS.org/FRONTLINE.

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In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 1

High school football is just about ready to wrap up for 2019. The only thing left - the championship games!

The three nine-man games are held Thursday and SDPB's Steve Thum will handle the play-by-play alongside JJ Hartigan. Thum joins In The Moment with his preview of the action.

The Economics of Giving

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In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 2

November is a month for "Thanks" and "Giving." In The Moment takes an in-depth look at gratitude and philanthropy in South Dakota. Can practicing gratitude make you happier, healthier, and more connected? What's the role of altruism in the state and how do South Dakotans maximize the value of their generosity?

We spend November thankful, inspired, and determined to make a difference right here at home, culminating in South Dakota's Day of Giving.

In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 2

Award-winning author, journalist, and radio host Manoush Zomorodi is fascinated by the intersection of technology and brain science. Specifically, what's happening inside our brains when we get bored.

Zomorodi is author of the book Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self. She's coming to Northern State University in Aberdeen this week as part of the Common Read.

South Dakota State Archives

In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 2

Most South Dakota towns, no matter the size, has or once had a Masonic Temple. The Freemasons are the oldest fraternal order in the world.

Jeffrey Larson joins In The Moment for Images of the Past and a look at the history of the gathering places in South Dakota along with the men and women who sought to better their communities. Larson is an attorney and Sovereign Grand Inspector of the Scottish Rite Freemasons in South Dakota.

Paul Shackow

In The Moment ... November 8, 2019 Show 697 Hour 1

Darren Jackson grew up in western South Dakota but cut his musical teeth in Minneapolis. He returned to the state and now makes music and art as well as teaches.

Darren plays under the musical monicker Kid Dakota. He's released nine albums and won three Minnesota Music Awards including "Artist of the Year." He's shared the stage with bands like the Violent Femmes and Soul Asylum. His albums include "So Pretty" and "Denervation." He recently released the single "Age of Roaches." 

John Shrader

In The Moment ... November 8, 2019 Show 697 Hour 1

Today's featured poet is Carl Sandburg. Poetry from Studio 47 with Patrick Hicks is each week on Friday's.

Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Thank You, Oma!

Nov 7, 2019
Andrew Bork

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 2

Every year Jumpstart's Read for the Record celebrates literacy by encouraging everyone to read the same book on the same day to help set a new world record for reading. Today, across South Dakota, volunteers are flooding schools and libraries to Read for the Record. This year's book is called Thank You, Oma! It's all about the power of sharing.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Kimberly Talcott

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 2

Code-switching is the practice of alternating between two or more languages or varieties of language in conversation.

Erica Whitiker will speak about code-switching on a personal level Thursday afternoon in a Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture at 4:00 p.m. in Jonas Hall Room 110. Whitiker joins In The Moment from the Sue W. White Studio on the campus of BHSU.

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 2

On Call with the Prairie Doc shares a discussion on training rural doctors and providers. Dr. Rick Holm hosts On Call with the Prairie Doc Thursday nights at 7:00 Central/6:00 Mountain on SDPB-TV.

Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 2

Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA therapy, is one of the most effective treatments for children with autism. But South Dakota families lost health insurance coverage for the expensive therapy earlier this year. After a bill to require coverage failed in the last legislative session, the state added ABA therapy to its benchmark plan under the Affordable Care Act for 2021, leaving a one-year coverage gap.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 1

As America broils in campaign rhetoric, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds has yet to announce his intentions to seek reelection. That's not necessarily significant, but some voters are wondering if the health of Rounds' wife Jean is (or should be) part of the conversation.

SDPB blogger Kevin Woster writes about Jean Rounds On the Other Hand.

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In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 1

A new episode of Dakota Life includes everything from a World War II aircraft to South Dakota's love of chislic.

SDPB Producers Melissa Hamersma Sievers, Bob Bosse and Brian Gevik share stories about their inclusions to the November episode. It airs Thursday at 8:00 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 7, 2019 Show 696 Hour 1

As Americans prepare for Veterans Day, Cinema Falls offers the South Dakota premiere of the feature film The Great War by South Dakota State University graduate Steven Luke.

During the final days of the first World War, Lt. William Rivers leads a squad of white U.S. soldiers behind enemy lines to locate a missing platoon of African American soldiers. Lt. Rivers must overcome the horrors of trench warfare as well as the racial and political chasm that divides Americans.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 6, 2019 Show 695 Hour 1

Retired Marine Corps General James Mattis was President Donald Trump's first Secretary of Defense. Secretary Mattis believed in keeping the United States military apolitical. He believed in restoring the military's budget for force readiness. And he believed America is stronger because of her allies. Not all of his beliefs, however, meshed with the new Commander in Chief.

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In The Moment ... November 6, 2019 Show 695 Hour 1

Co-curated by John Schuerman and Katayoun Amjadi, 1 Roof 2 Airs shares the artwork of 10 U.S.-based artists with personal histories from countries experiencing conflict in the Middle East. The South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings invites visitors to the new multidimensional arts experience.

Schuerman is joined by Jodi Lundgren, curator of exhibitions, on In The Moment.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

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In The Moment ... November 6, 2019 Show 695 Hour 1

The lack of Country of Origin Labeling has had a dramatic impact on cattle prices. Folks in the tech industry say using a blockchain ledger to track the transportation of goods could help with issues like this.

What exactly is blockchain?

Deb Tech, Associate Professor of Marketing at Dakota State University, incorporates "new innovations" and disruptive technology, such as artificial intelligence, the "Internet of Things," and blockchain into her coursework and research.

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In The Moment ... November 6, 2019 Show 695 Hour 2

The South Dakota Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2020 inductees last week during a press conference at Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls. Mylan Ray, longtime announcer at KLOH and KISD in Pipestone, Minnesota, emcees the induction ceremony and concert in April. He joins In The Moment producer Steve Zwemke to visit about the bands and check out some music.

  Arts and Entertainment reporting on SDPB is supported by the South Dakota Education Association

 

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In The Moment ... November 6, 2019 Show 695 Hour 2

From the latest execution in South Dakota to the state legislature's efforts to hold the South Dakota Department of Education accountable for improving student test scores, the Dakota Political Junkies have much to discuss.

Mike Card, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota, and Jon Schaff, Professor of Political Science at Northern State University, make up this week's panel.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 5, 2019 Show 694 Hour 1

What is trophic cascade? It's an ecological process which starts at the top of the food chain and tumbles down to the bottom. Stephanie Arne joins In The Moment to expand on the topic. Arne is the founder of the Creative Animal Foundation.

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In The Moment ... November 5, 2019 Show 694 Hour 1

Over the last four decades, automation has eliminated more jobs than have been lost to plants going offshore. The fear is now that AI could greatly quicken that trend.

FRONTLINE's new documentary, In the Age of AI, explores the promise of AI and the commercial applications of deep learning. Both fascinating and frightening, In the Age of AI is a powerful look at how this new technology is already changing our world.

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In The Moment ... November 5, 2019 Show 694 Hour 1

Veterans Day is Monday and November is the month in which we reflect upon the things for which we're thankful.

In Luverne, Minnesota, the Remember Rally, a non-profit founded after 9/11, is looking for a way to say thanks to those who have served. Diane Sherwood, the founder of the Remember Rally, is a veteran herself. She shares information on a memorial she's hoping to bring to life.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 5, 2019 Show 694 Hour 2

As we approach the 39th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's dismantling, South Dakota Lutherans gather for services of remembrance. Constanze Hagmaier is the bishop of the South Dakota Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Synod. Hagmaier is a native of Germany.

Love In America

Nov 5, 2019
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In The Moment ... November 5, 2019 Show 694 Hour 2

Deadwood residents Scotte and Toni Burns began their Love in America series looking for, well, love stories. Now the series, which you can see at loveinamerica.us, features the motorcycle riding storytellers reuniting America by sharing her profound, funny, memorable and historic love stories.

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In The Moment ... November 4, 2019 Show 693 Hour 1

Gregg Stern details his work with Crisis Rescue International at an upcoming presentation at South Dakota State University. Stern was a South Dakota farm kid and SDSU graduate who discovered an unexpected call to mission. Stern joins In The Moment to preview his talk and visit about rescuing children from trafficking.

In The Moment ... November 4, 2019 Show 693 Hour 1

You might have heard last week that the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee cut its target range for the federal funds rate. And while that generates a fair amount of financial press, it can sound like a macroeconomic mystery. Fortunately, it's time to bring back Morning Macro with Joe Santos.

Morning Macro is a weekly feature where Joe Santos explores and explains the nuances of macroeconomics. You can follow his weekly blog updates at www.schooleddotblog.com.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 4, 2019 Show 693 Hour 1

Millions of people around the world benefit from cornea donation and transplantation.

November is eye donation month. Alan Berdahl joins In The Moment to raise awareness of the importance of eye donation. Berdahl is the former Community Outreach Coordinator for Dakota Lions Sight & Health.

Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

South Dakota State Archives

In The Moment ... November 4, 2019 Show 693 Hour 2

Throughout history, people have been drawn to a romanticized version of ranching. The lived experience of raising cattle and horses has an even more fascinating history than most people realize.

We explore the history of livestock branding in this week's Images of the Past segment. Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer, tells the story.

You can find more on livestock branding at www.sdpb.org/ImagesofthePast.

Steve Zwemke

In The Moment ... November 4, 2019 Show 693 Hour 2

An Egyptian trade delegation arrived in Sioux Falls Sunday night. They'll spend part of the week touring eastern South Dakota to visit with producers, technology experts and people in agri-business.

SDPB's Steve Zwemke met with Ambassador Hamdi Saleh and State Representatives Michael Saba and Scyller Borglum to discuss the trade mission and finding ways to bring new dollars into South Dakota.

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