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Union protests, the essence of freedom, and overcoming 'getting stuck'

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Robert Torchia
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In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and arts program.

Ten thousand John Deere workers are on strike. Will that affect South Dakota farmers? If so, to what extent? Doug Sombke is the president of the South Dakota Farmers Union; he joins us with perspective.

Dakota State University is hosting it's first-ever "Forum on History and Ethics" on October 21. Professor Brad Birzer from Hillsdale College joins us to discuss the "Essence of Freedom" in the context of South Dakota higher education.

After months of pandemic "stuckness," it can be tough to stop ruminating and start taking action. Influential She's Mel Schopp & Deb Soholt join us to discuss the High Leverage Practice of "Doing."

An upgrade in weather detection was set in motion on this date in 1995 when the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls commissioned a new Doppler Radar.

Les Paul was one of the most influential musicians in American history. But did he really "invent" the electric guitar? SDPB's Brian Gevik joins us for this week's Images of the Past.

Hank Harris, member of the South Dakota Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, wrote a number of songs during the pandemic. His latest album is called Together. We talk with Harris and Jon Hegg about an upcoming performance at the Matthews Opera House.

In the Moment airs live at 12CT/11MT. The audio from the day's show is attached soon after the show airs.

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