As part of MPR News series “Austin at a Crossroads: 25 years after the Hormel strike,” MPR’s Elizabeth Baier profiles Austin, 25 years after the Hormel labor strike that tore apart the town. Baier examines how small-town nostalgia plays out when big, global issues and human drama come to town.
Report is third in a three-part series.
Click links below for other parts of series:
2010 NBNA Eric Sevareid Award, first place in Hard Feature - Large Market Radio category
2011 MNSPJ Page One Award, first place in Radio - Mini-documentary/In-depth Series category