Jessica Michak

pbs.org

In The Moment ... April 3, 2017 Show 063 Hour 2

A powerful new documentary looks at the aftermath of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. It was filmed over the course of nearly three years and includes never-before-heard testimonies from parents, survivors, and first responders. "Newtown" is raw and challenging and heartbreaking. You can see it tonight on Independent Lens on SDPB TV. We welcome the film's director and producer Kim Snyder.

Deadwood History, Inc.

In The Moment ... February 6, 2017 Show 024 Hour 2

Traveling across the state comes with perils and rewards. On today's Images of the Past, we glimpse inside the diary of Anna Gerard, who wrote about her unglamorous stagecoach ride to Deadwood in August of 1878.

Archivist Jessica Michak tells the story of lost hairpins, wine, and a journey best appreciated when it was finally over.

Jessica Michak, archivist, Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, Deadwood History, Inc., brings the story of the 1926 Jubilee celebration of the Homestake Mine. With a grandstand that seats 9,000 to a parade planned by hundreds, Images of the Past brings you the South Dakota history in photos, video, and stories.