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

This Week in History

Minnesota Safety Council Commissioner Hoaglund supports seat belt use legislation

1974
Jan 16, 1974

Traffic accidents are a public health problem, says Minnesota Safety Council Commissioner Wallace Hoaglund. He advocates seat belt legislation to save lives and reduce injuries. Australia tried voluntary seat belt compliancy and it was unsucessful.

Former North Dakota Governor William Guy to make a run for the U.S. Senate

1974
Jan 16, 1974

Former North Dakota Governor William Guy announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on the Democratic ticket. Guy claims his background as a farmer is a plus.

Jury Selection continues in Wounded Knee Trial

1974
Jan 16, 1974

Sociologist for the defense, Jay Shulman, says the 57 potential jurors are not a fair representation. AIM leader, Russell Means, complained about the defense's qualifying questions to potential jurors.