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Miseducating our kids, a climate outlook, and SD's Civil War veterans

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More than 80% of parents in the U.S. support the teaching of climate change, according to an NPR/Ipsos poll.

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What can South Dakota expect weather-wise for the next 3 months? Susan Sanders with the National Weather Service Rapid City discusses the latest outlook released yesterday.

Today we celebrate Native American history and heritage by honoring the remarkable Marcella LeBeau.  SDPB's Richard Two Bulls tells the story of LeBeau's service in WWII and how her devotion to healing helped change the course of modern history.

Investigative journalist Katie Worth traveled the nation to learn what students in different states are taught about climate change. What she found was political polarization that is creating a two-tier system of knowledge for the next generation of problem-solvers. Her latest book is called Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America. She joins us to talk about the book and South Dakota's C- score on climate change education.

We Take a Moment for a new episode of Poetry from Studio 47. 

An 1885 off-cycle census of Dakota Territory led to a detailed record of the Civil War veterans settled in Dakota Territory. University of South Dakota historian Kurt Hackemer talks with History 605 podcast host Ben Jones about the search for markers of trauma in his research and what that research reveals about combat veterans who sought solace in Dakota Territory.

Music industry insider David Hersrud joins SDPB's Larry Rohrer to talk about new albums by Billy Strings, Carlos Cipilletti and Alfie Donavan in this episode of Fresh Tracks with David Hersrud

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