Digitization made possible by the State of Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, approved by voters in 2008.
June 24, 1973 - Part eight of the MER documentary series, A Sense of Place. Program is titled “The New Doctor on Old Main Street”, Discusses if physicians being adequately prepared to live in small communities and community reaction to them. Focus on a physician-associate from the University's Rural Physician Associate Program and his family. Also includes readings from Sinclair Lewis' "Mainstreet" and the Litchfield doctor who wrote "The Making of a Surgeon", as well as interviews with cooperating physicians, University of Minnesota instructors, and townspeople.
July 1, 1973 - Part nine of the MER documentary series, A Sense of Place. Program is titled “Just One Studded Tire”, and looks at the problems of people living on state borders. What do the boundaries prevent them from doing? Interviews with people about their lives, government officials trying to make things work, people providing goods or services across state borders with historical perspective and comments from governmental and academic regionalists.
July 8, 1973 - Part ten of the MER documentary series, A Sense of Place. Program is titled “Water: Words and Music”. A meeting on June 15, 1973 regarding asbestos fibers found in Lake Superior.
August 11, 1973 - As part of KCCM's Home for the Weekend series, this program examines the American family, with a focus on being a man. Various interviews and discussions on the varied definitions manhood and masculinity. Also includes musical segments.
August 18, 1973 - As part of KCCM's Home for the Weekend series, this program examines the American family, with a focus on children, their thoughts, and plans. Also includes musical segments.
August 25, 1973 - As part of KCCM's Home for the Weekend series, this program examines the American family, with a focus on couple relationships. Interviewed are married couple Mike and Alice Olson, who discuss definitions of roles in their relationship. Also includes musical segments, and readings.
October 4, 1973 - Brief report on American Indian Movement (AIM) rally at University of Minnesota on September 25, 1973, followed by various speeches from rally. Speakers included Allan Spear, Angela Davis and Russell Means.
October 9, 1973 - Laura Nader, American anthropologist, speaking at Macalester College. Nader’s address was on the topic of community understanding, or lack thereof, law.
October 15, 1973 - Connie Goldman discusses Irish traditional music with musicians, who share both insight on its history and play various melodies.
October 15, 1973 - Connie Goldman report of a day-long seminar on the elimination of sex bias in education. Attendees included school board member, counselors, and parents. Seminar focus was four topics: Federal and State laws, change in athletics, curriculum, and student counseling.