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Over the past 40 years, MPR has been a conduit for regional authors to connect with their readers and for the past year, the Archive team has been actively idenfifying and digitizing the best of these interviews, essays and public appearances.

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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.

This Week in History

Shootout in Oglala

1975
Jul 28, 1975

MPR reporter Kevin McKiernan put together this program with the hope of presenting a clearer picture of the shootout/ disturbance at Oglala, South Dakota,  which left two FBI agents and an Indian dead of gunshot wounds.

Vice-President Walter Mondale speech strongly supporting the SALT II treaty

1979
Jul 24, 1979

Vice-President Walter F. Mondale strongly supported the controversial the SALT II treaty in a recent speech. 

Acupuncture used to fight addiction

1989
Jul 28, 1989

Steven Smith, reporter.