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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

Professor Mulford Sibley says Nixon should be impeached for Watergate and Vietnam War crimes

1974
Apr 29, 1974

Vietnam has caused a culture of deception in American politics says University of Minnesota political science professor, Mulford Sibley. Impeachment of President Nixon should include Vietnam war crimes as well.

Government misconduct at Wounded Knee examined in Souix Falls Federal Court

1974
Apr 29, 1974

A hearing on alleged government misconduct in prosecuting the so-called nonleadership cases of the Wounded Knee occupation continues in Souix Falls Federal Court. Judge Warren Urbom is the presiding judge.

Nixon's attempts to phase out Model Cities fail

1974
Apr 29, 1974

Model Cities was created by the 1966 Model Cities Grant passed during the Johnson Administration. In 1968 Minneapolis began their Model Cities project planning to improve a designated neighborhood. In 1973 President Nixon attempted to phase out Model Cities.