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Greg Barron Listens to audio

Greg Barron is a Peabody award winning reporter who worked in the MPR newsroom in the early 1970s.

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Bao Vang left Thailand for the U.S. at 10. Courtesy of Bao Vang

2015 year marks the 40th anniversary of the Hmong arrival in Minnesota. Take a tour through the MPR archives to look back at the story of Hmong resettlement in the state.

This Week in History

The Morning Show with Garrison Keillor - part 1 of 2

Dec 3, 1970

Morning Show December 1970 Part 1 of 2. Date unknown, no complete date on log sheet. From transcript of newscast events show date is estimated at December 3, 1970.


Implications of impact due to energy shortages

Nov 27, 1973

While many media outlets worry about individual industries suffering from lack of fuel, economists such as Frank Booty see that the energy crisis will affect local and individual businesses, but will probably not derail the entire economy.

Brit Hume details how Nixon presidency may end

Nov 27, 1973

News personality Brit Hume discusses his three theories on how the Nixon presidency may come to an end, be it through impeachment or resignation.