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August 28, 1972 - MER’s Dulcie Lawrence presents a montage of fair attendee interviews and sounds of the Midway, vendors, and bandstands.
September 4, 1972 - MER’s Connie Goldman asks a variety of 1972 fair attendees about their likes and dislikes. People watching is, of course, a recurring theme.
January 1, 1973 - MER presents Greg Barron’s radio documentary “A Story About Dogs,” a feature which examines the plight of dogs caught up in Twin Cities area pounds. Program includes various interviews with animal advocates, dog owners, pound/kennel staff members, and various officials.
March 15, 1973 - MPR’s Connie Goldman sits down with composer Aaron Copland for conversation at a local diner. In between food and drink, Goldman asks Copland about conducting, his film scores, time overseas, and his youth.
April 8, 1973 - MER’s Greg Barron rides along with Saint Paul Police Officers Joe Pelton and Keith Martenson as they patrol the streets of the city during the night watch. Barron captures events of the evening in dramatic fashion through sounds and actions that take place as they intervene in a domestic dispute.
June 22, 1973 - MPR’s Lawrence Dulcie reports on groundbreaking for Orchestra Hall. Segment features Minneapolis Mayor Charles Stenvig, Councilman John S. Pillsbury Jr., former Governor Elmer L. Andersen and Maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski.
June 23, 1973 - Chippewa Indians discuss new tensions arising from economic gains made by the tribe. Tribal representatives discuss that long standing racial and social tensions have reignited due to the tribes' desire to enter into what would normally be the pervue of so-called 'white' businesses, i.e., marinas and outdoor sporting tourism.Long standing conflicts come to fore with new economic realities
July 2, 1973 - Nicholas Johnson, Commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission, discusses the importance of local broadcasting and communities being heavily involved in the content those media outlets provide.
July 2, 1973 - Glen Robinson, FCC commissioner nominee from Minnesota discusses with reporter Paul Gruchow the issues and philosophies in debate at the FCC. A lengthy conversation regarding the Fairness Doctrine, and how it relates to First Amendment guarantees makes up most of the segment.
August 27, 1973 - Unidentified interviewee with Bob Potter verifying reports of Clyde Bellecourt allegedly being shot by AIM leader Carter Camp.