In 2008, Minnesota's voters passed the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to the Minnesota Constitution: to protect drinking water sources; to protect, enhance, and restore wetlands, prairies, forests, and fish, game, and wildlife habitat; to preserve arts and cultural heritage; to support parks and trails; and to protect, enhance, and restore lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater.
Efforts to digitize this initial assortment of thousands of historical audio material was made possible through the Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. A wide range of Minnesota subject matter is represented within this collection.
May 2, 1972 -
May 10, 1972 - "Eight Days in May" antiwar demonstrations; Dinkytown riot - Bob Potter live on location. Bob Potter talks about it in The Durable Dozen Geezer Hour where Bill Kling also mentions that he saved the microphone
July 24, 1972 -
August 28, 1972 -
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October 30, 1972 -
November 15, 1972 -
November 20, 1972 -
November 20, 1972 - MPR’s Mark Heistad shares a poignant childhood memory of the sights, sounds and smells on a rural farm during the harvest season.
December 13, 1972 -