Great Britain

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 25, 2019 Show 623 Hour 2

Great Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016 and the three-year search for a deal has been unsuccessful. Meanwhile, economic growth in Great Britain has flatlined.

Now, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it's "goodbye" by October 31.

Augustana University professors Bill Swart and Jason Harris took students to watch history unfold earlier in the year as part fo the class "Brexit: The Great Divorce and Life After the European Union." They return to In The Moment with fresh insight.

A Class On Brexit

Jan 30, 2019
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 30, 2019 Show 505 Hour 2

It's one thing to follow the ongoing news of Brexit. It's another to watch history unfold in person.

Augustana University students and professors recently returned from Great Britain as part of the course "Brexit: The Great Divorce and Life After the European Union."

Augustana professors Jason Harris and William Swart detail the class and the trip.

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 1

Lynne Murphy is an American linguist teaching in England. She's uniquely suited to explore the relationship and rivalry between English ... and English. In other words, she studies the prejudices and stereotypes and insecurities that shape our understanding of how English works in two different countries.

Murphy pens the award-winning blog "Separated by a Common Language." Her new book is called The Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between American and British English.

WWII RAF fighter pilot John Wilkinson is speaking this Saturday at the regular meeting of the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.  Wilkinson, now an American citizen living in Spearfish, flew the historic Spitfire and Hurricane fighters.  He joined Dakota Midday to share some of his experiences and discuss his flying technique.  Wilkinson's presentation on Saturday begins at 9:30 a.m. at Ellsworth Air Force Base's South Dakota Air and Space Museum.

Join us in Great Britain Aug 29-Sept 5 2015

Oct 6, 2014

Stroll through history and Downton Abbey with Friends of SDPB. Make plans now for 2015 trip! Call for Costs - Pam Pfeifer, Group Travel Experts 605-271-0140,