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Who was Joe Forman? A fresh look at one of South Dakota's most infamous prison escapes

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Doug Lee
Joe Forman

On today's show …

On this date in 1922, a convict named Joe Forman led an escape from the penitentiary in Sioux Falls. It became known as one of the most infamous prison escapes in state history. The fugitives got as far as Murdo until the chase ended with shots fired. Now, thanks to a recently uncovered journal, film producers take a fresh look at the case and Joe Forman.

Also today, SDPB's Joshua Haiar examines the latest access disputes over new and expanded lakes in northeast South Dakota.

And we talk politics, with a legislative hopeful in our Meet the Candidates series, and with the Dakota Political Junkies.

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