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

Supreme Court Report with Mike Thompson

Dec 9, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … December 8, 2020 Show 956 Hour 2

"Government is not free to disregard the First Amendment in times of crisis." Those are the words of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. Today we check in with Mike Thompson for an update on the actions of the nation's highest court and the cases that impact us all.

Mike Thompson is an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls.

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

Institute Of American Indian Studies

Dec 8, 2020

In The Moment … December 8, 2020 Show 956 Hour 2

The relationship between Native American communities and predominantly white academia is complicated, to say the least. From unethical research practices to racism on campus, there's plenty of work to be done to make higher education accessible and useful for Native students.

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship | Co Starters

Dec 8, 2020
Zeal

In The Moment … December 8, 2020 Show 956 Hour 1

2020 is the first year for an accelerator program for entrepreneurs, it's called Co Starters. It's brought to you by the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls and designed to provide structure, support, and resources for entrepreneurs. Brienne Maner is the executive director of Zeal, and Eric Weisser is the co-founder and CEO of Weisser Distributing and will facilitate the program.

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

SDPB

SDPB's Lori Walsh welcomes South Dakota Department of Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon to talk about the COVID-19 vaccine and what we can expect in the days ahead. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Chad Thury

Dec 7, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 7, 2020 Show 955 Hour 2

South Dakota's confirmed COVID-19 numbers have been trending down, but the state is still among the places where the virus is spreading the fastest. More than 145 people died in the past week and we still don't know the full impact of Thanksgiving gatherings or of mask mandates in various South Dakota cities.

Joining us for a COVID-19 update today is Dr. Chad Thury. He is Regional Director of Clinical Quality and a family medicine physician at Avera Health.

National Archives

In The Moment … December 7, 2020 Show 955 Hour 1

The Declaration of Independence and America's other founding documents are in the care of the National Archives and Records Administration, but our nation's founding documents are only just the very tip of a very large repository of archived documents and other records.

The Economics of COVID-19

Dec 7, 2020

In The Moment … December 7, 2020 Show 955 Hour 2

Joe Santos, Ph.D., professor of economics and the Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking and Regulation with the Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University joins us with a conversation about the economics of COVID-19.

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

Tech Radio: Dec 4

Dec 4, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 4, 2020 Show 954 Hour 1

Today we gather our tech experts to explore some of the week's top tech headlines.

Panelists:

Amos Aesoph is Chief Information Security Officer at Xigent Solutions in Sioux Falls.

Jeff Litterick is a network engineer with the Bureau of  Information & Technology in Pierre.

Heather Benson is SDPB's social media specialist.

Kent Osborne is SDPB's Director of Digital.

Moment in Sound: Eliza Blue and Christian Begeman

Dec 4, 2020
Eliza Blue

In The Moment … December 4, 2020 Show 954 Hour 1

Eliza Blue has a new show called "Wish You Were Here." She gathers artists together to make music and explore the landscape of South Dakota. For today's Moment in Sound, we welcome Eliza alongside the project's videographer/photographer Christian Begeman.

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

Sharing the Dream, Sioux Falls

Dec 4, 2020
Sharingthedream.org

In The Moment … December 4, 2020 Show 954 Hour 1

This has been a year of both disruption and clarity for many South Dakotans. It's a year when we have realized more than ever how events that happen around the world can impact our daily lives here at home.

Craig Spencer is a biology professor at Augustana University in Sioux Falls. His classroom, however, isn't limited to the Augie campus. Today he's joining us to talk about how his work has taken him to Guatemala, and how that work has helped forge educational, economic, and human connections.

Communicating Our Health & Feelings During COVID

Dec 4, 2020
SDPB

In this In the Moment podcast, we reevaluate how we think and communicate about our mortality, our loneliness, and our holiday gatherings. In the conversations, we offer knowledge, validation, curiosity, creativity. We’ve got guests who might make you feel a little less alone and tips for navigating this month together: 

Dr. Sabina Kupershmidt - chair of the Interprofessional Health Education Center at USD.

Jill Tyler, Ph.D. - associate professor and chair of communication studies at USD.

How To Improve "Pandemic Communications"

Dec 3, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … December 3, 2020 Show 953 Hour 1

Almost since the beginning of the pandemic the phrase "social isolation" has been promoted and embraced and challenged. What do know now that we didn't know before about the impact of isolation and loneliness in 2020? The people most affected might not be who you think.

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

Dec 3, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 3, 2020 Show 953 Hour 1

Some losses are hard to explain. Grief is wrapped up in gratitude, loss is woven into love. Kevin Woster writes about one such connection. You can read his work at sdpb.org/woster. He joins us now to remember Sister Marmion MAR-mee-uhn) Howe.

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

NPR

In The Moment … December 3, 2020 Show 953 Hour 2

South Dakota farmers and producers were struggling, even before the pandemic. What's the outlook heading into a long winter. And how might a Biden administration impact South Dakota Farmers and producers? Doug Sombke is president of the South Dakota Farmers Union. He joins us today with a look ahead at topics like trade, climate change, and regulations in 2021.

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

Priya Parker

In The Moment … December 3, 2020 Show 953 Hour 2

In South Dakota, we await the impact of Thanksgiving gatherings on our COVID-19 numbers and hospital capacity. Meanwhile, we plan for our December gatherings and decide what's at stake as we take measure of our favorite traditions. 

Priya Parker is the author of the book "The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters." She is the founder of Thrive Labs and creator of the New York Times podcast "Together Apart." She is a groundbreaking group conflict resolution facilitator.

Dakota Political Junkies

Dec 2, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 2, 2020 Show 952 Hour 2

As Congress struggles to produce a viable COVID stimulus package, South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson brings forth a compromise with his Problem Solvers Caucus. Is it more than a symbolic gesture? If so, what's wrong with a symbolic gesture to get things going? We tackle this and more with the Dakota Political Junkies.

Mike Card is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota. Jon Hunter is the publisher of the Madison Daily Leader.

You & Your Democracy Ep. 10

Dec 2, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 2, 2020 Show 952 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 dot org slash your democracy. In today's episode, Chuck talks with retired Rapid City Area School District social studies teacher, Dorothy Brewick about the Preamble to the Constitution as a living document. Part 3 of 3 begins by Chuck asking Dorothy if the preamble is still viable and relevant today.

SDPB

In The Moment … December 2, 2020 Show 952 Hour 2

With hundreds of deaths from COVID-19 in November alone, many South Dakotans find themselves considering how they would like to be cared for in the hospital. The conversations about life, quality of life, and advanced care planning have, quite frankly, changed during the pandemic.

This type of care is important because it gives the patient an option for pain management, and a higher quality of life while they're still pursuing curative measures.

Dr. Gregory Johnson with Good Samaritan Society

Dec 2, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … December 2, 2020 Show 952 Hour 1

Since the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States, all eyes have been on what the pandemic might mean for our elders. America has seen devastating outbreaks in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. We've also seen frontline health care workers engage in extraordinary efforts to keep residents in care facilities safe from the virus. What happens now as we advance towards a vaccine? What is the toll of isolation and chronic stress on the workers, the residents, and the families of people in care facilities?

SDPB

In The Moment … December 2, 2020 Show 952 Hour 1

Each year, the holidays highlight beautiful music, and during a pandemic, the music is perhaps more important than ever. The Sacred Sounds of Christmas concert with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra is tomorrow night at 7:30 in the Great Hall of the Washington Pavilion. Delta David Gier is the music director for the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.

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

Two law enforcement officials are challenging the constitutionality of Constitutional Amendment A. The amendment would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana, as well as require the legislature to pass laws on hemp cultivation and ensure access to medical marijuana. The initiative was filed by Brendan Johnson, former U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota.

First, SDPB political reporter, Lee Strubinger, joins Lori Walsh to explain how we got here. Then, Brendan Johnson joins us to go over some of nuances of Amendment A ahead of the court challenge.

South Dakota Gives 2020: Hour 1

Dec 1, 2020

In The Moment … December 2, 2020 Show 951 Hour 1

Today's In the Moment program is dedicated to the South Dakota Day of Giving. With assistance from the Numad Group, SDPB’s Lori Walsh is touching base with several organizations throughout the state to know them better and to learn about giving opportunities.

In hour one, you will hear from:

South Dakota Gives 2020: Hour 2

Dec 1, 2020

In The Moment … December 1, 2020 Show 951 Hour 2

Today's In the Moment program is dedicated to the South Dakota Day of Giving. With assistance from the Numad Group, SDPB’s Lori Walsh is touching base with several organizations throughout the state to know them better and to learn about giving opportunities.

In hour two, you will hear from:

Yankton's Debate Over Mask Ordinance

Nov 30, 2020
City of Yankton

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 2

The city of Yankton is, like many other communities, in the middle of a debate over a mask ordinance while trying to combat growing COVID-19 statistics.

Let's find out how Yankton's battle is progressing as we welcome their City Manager Amy Leon to the program.

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

Images of the Past: Augustana Academy in Canton

Nov 30, 2020

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 2

As the oldest post-secondary school in South Dakota, Augustana University had an exceptionally rich history even before it was established in Sioux Falls in 1918. Part of that history includes an affiliated prep-school that operated in Canton between 1884 and 1971 when it closed. Students at Augustana Academy experienced a type of schooling that was and still is rare in this part of the country. SDPB producer Brian Gevik joins me now for today's "Images of the Past."

COVID-19 Update with Dr. Shankar Kurra

Nov 30, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 2

This weekend members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force took to the national airwaves to encourage, and sometimes plead, with Americans to vigilantly monitor their behavior in the coming days to prevent a new, disastrous surge of COVID-19 cases. Confirmed cases in South Dakota had been trending down every so slightly heading into the Thanksgiving holiday. What happens next, now that so many people have traveled and gathered?

Dr. Shankar Kurra is Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health.

Financial Wisdom For The Holidays

Nov 30, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 1

Maybe right now your finances are out of control. It's been a mind-numbing year after all. But if your financial behavior is making things worse, the holidays might be the perfect time to take steps to change that behavior. It might be time to call a financial therapist.

Terry Liggins

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 1

As America prepares to transition to a Biden administration, there's talk in some circles of things getting "back to normal." In May, Governor Noem championed a "back to normal" pandemic plan. Is "normal" what we should strive for?

For many people "normal" means no healthcare, living paycheck to paycheck, being afraid of law enforcement, or no access to childcare.

What kind of progress goes beyond the symbolic? What kind of "normal" focuses on tangible solutions? 

Tom Roberts' "Something About Christmas"

Nov 30, 2020
Tom Roberts

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 1

As South Dakotans deck the halls, we do so knowing that in a few weeks we shall face the time to tuck all those decorations back into their boxes and bags. In a new book by author Tom Roberts, one small boy struggles with the end of the Christmas season and needs help learning that the spirit of giving lasts all year long.

OGTA Debrief

Nov 30, 2020

In The Moment … November 25, 2020 Show 949 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 2nd at 11 a.m. Central, 10 Mountain.

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