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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

Stokley Carmichael speaks against capitalism at AIM Headquarters in St. Paul

1974
May 24, 1974

Stokley Carmichael speaks at the AIM Headquarters in St. Paul. He says Capitalism is major oppressor of people of color in this country. Capitalism is a backwards system; it must get money by any means necessary.

Digging Up Minnesota: Mining the Wilderness (part 2 of 2)

1974
May 24, 1974

Digging Up Minnesota: Mining the Wilderness.   A public symposium held in Minneapolis under the sponsorship of the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group and the University of Minnesota Coffman Union Program Council, recorded and edited into two parts for broadcast.

Third Annual Snoose Avenue Festival celebrates Minneapolis' Scandanavian past

1974
May 24, 1974

Minneapolis' Snoose Boulevard is now the Cedar/Riverside area. But at the turn of the century it was a neighborhood of Scandanavian immigrants. Now days the past is remembered with the Third Annual Snoose Boulevard Festival with song, dance and costumes.