Season 11: 2013-2014
A new season of Prairie Pulse
#1101: September 27, 2013 This week’s guest: Christopher Zimmerman, the new Musical Director of the Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, talks about the upcoming season and his approach to conducting.
#1102: October 4, 2013 This week’s guest: PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest winners Caleigh Gabriel and Vivi Allosso are interviewed. Musical performance from the Ogg Creek String Band.
#1103: October 11, 2013 This week’s guest Fargo Republican state Representative Kathy Hawken talks about higher education issues and other issues facing North Dakota. Profile of early North Dakota Governor John Burke.
#1104: October 18, 2013 This week’s guest: Claudia Berg with State Historical Society of North Dakota talks about renovation project at Heritage Center. Profile of famed Sauk Centre, Minnesota author Sinclair Lewis.
#1105: October 25, 2013 This week’s guest: Dr. Carol Archbold, Criminal Justice Professor at NDSU is interviewed about her research study of crime in western North Dakota oil country. Profile of Charles Lindbergh’s father.
#1106: November 1, 2013 This week’s guest: Interview with Grand Forks Herald food reviewer and media darling Marilyn Hagerty about her new book “Grand Forks”. Preview of new Prairie Public documentary on Uganda.
#1107: November 8, 2013 This week’s guest: Interview with Darlene Ellefson of Moorhead who’s written a book about making Lefse. Also in this episode, a profile of Chief Four Bears, a Mandan Indian who received his name from his strength in battle and went on to become an important leader.
#1108: November 15, 2013 This week’s guest: Interview with Author LaVera Edick of Bismarck, her book is called “Four Score and More”. Profile of Poetry Out Loud contest winner Janessa Hensrud.
#1109: November 22, 2013 This week’s guest: Interview with Presidential historian and scholar Rick Collin discusses 50th anniversary of JFK assassination, including examination of Zapruder film.
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