Living Roots: A Conversation with Farmer Bryan Jorgensen

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SDPB brings you coverage of this years "Uncertain Bounty." In the Moment welcomed Bryan Jorgenson back to the program. Jorgenson first joined us on the air in July. Here is that conversation about conservation, cover crops, and the heritage of farming and ranching in South Dakota.

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Removing that Which is in the Way

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Dr. Victoria Sweet's new book is called "Slow Medicine: The Way of Healing." It's a call to place patients ahead of protocol and to allow doctors to get get back to practicing medicine instead of "providing healthcare." Dr. Sweet talks with In the Moment host Lori Walsh.

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What Would You Say?

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When the news is grim and we grapple with complex social problems, we pause to consider what we might say in the face of tragedy and heartbreak. We fuel ourselves for the challenge by slowing down, if only for a weekend. Lori Walsh talks with Carrie Sanderson, director of the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment at the University of South Dakota.

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Coming Home to Jan Karon

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Author Jan Karon has sold more than 40 million books. As the 14th book in the Mitford series is released, In the Moment host Lori Walsh spent time with Karon talking about the universality of story, how the writing journey has changed the author's life, and how Mitford has changed how we view ourselves.

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Terry LaFleur and a Citizen's Duty

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Several South Dakotans have announced their desire to serve as the 33rd Governor of South Dakota. As each candidate stops by In the Moment, we share the details of their conversations here. This week: Terry LaFleur.

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Love, Legacy, and the Quilters of South Dakota

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Mary Fitzgerald's new book about South Dakota quilt-makers inspires Lori Walsh to consider the fiber artists in her family with new appreciation. We talk about the women who came before us and the art they left behind.

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The Agricultural Revolution that Begins in Your Backyard

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Author David Montgomery joins In the Moment to talk about an agricultural revolution with roots in South Dakota. Host Lori Walsh considers how even a small patch of backyard earth yields a bounty of nourishment and memory.

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The Camden 28: Standing Against The Vietnam War

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A conversation with anti-war activists Frank Pommersheim and Anne Dunham inspires Lori Walsh to consider what her own father thought about war and those opposed to it.

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The Generosity of Her Crooked Heart

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A new musical era has begun for Rachel Ries as she expands her sound and allows ‘Her Crooked Heart’ to take the lead. You just heard an excerpt from the new EP: ‘To Gentlemen’ that was called ‘Loving You’.

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Truth, Controversy, and the Story of Who We Are

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As Tim Giago is honored with the 2017 Native American Journalists Association's Medill Milestone Achievement Award, he joins Lori Walsh on In the Moment for a conversation about the role of community journalism and the future of newspapers in South Dakota.

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Billie Sutton and the Moments That Change Our Lives

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Several South Dakotans have announced their desire to serve as the 33rd Governor of South Dakota. As each candidate stops by In the Moment, we share the details of their conversations here. This week: Billie Sutton.

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We Only Protect What We Care About

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A conversation about prayerful walking raises reflections on care for the natural world, care for those in our lives, and care for our own selves. Lori Walsh talks with Sharon Day about the Nibi (Water) walks.

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In Search of a More Beautiful Question

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In times of crisis and national tension, answers don't always come easily. On In the Moment, the questions are often more significant than the answers. Lori Walsh talks with philosopher and author Joseph Bottum about faith in public life as states look for answers to questions on religious freedom.

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Kids, Genetics, and Privacy: The Future of Medicine

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We're talking about personal genetics. Specifically, how the rapidly evolving field of personal genetics impacts children.My guest here are Liz McMillan, the Sanford Promise Program Director and Lynsey Kortan, physical science teacher at Yankton High School.

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On Autism, Puzzles, and Being a Good Aunt

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We talk about the latest developments in Autism research with Dr. Suma Jacob of the University of South Dakota, and I contemplate the beautiful puzzle of my nephew anew.

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Why yes, all these authors are ahead on In the Moment between now and November. Let's get reading! 

"Buffalo For the Broken Heart" & "Wild Idea" by Dan O'Brien

"Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold

"Informing the News" by Thomas Patterson

"Born Criminal" by Angelica Shirley Carpenter

"Marlena" by Julie Buntin

"Stephen Florida" by Gabe Habash

"Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me" by Ellen Forney

"The Hate You Give" by Angie Thomas

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I have always been a devoted scribbler in the margins of books. As a reader, I underline and highlight. I add questions marks and exclamation points. I argue with the author. But where are the margins in a radio program like In the Moment? 

You have to create them. 

Welcome to In the Margins. It’s a place for behind-the-scenes. It’s a place for expanding the conversation.

It’s a place for just one more question.

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