Britt Aamodt

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Recent Pieces from Britt Aamodt

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MN90: Trouble Boys (01:30)
From: Ampers

Music journalist Bob Mehr wanted to write a biography of the Replacements, the Minneapolis punk/alt-rock group that formed in a basement in 1979, recorded great songs, ...
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MN90: Did We Meet in Another Life? (01:30)
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Elizabeth, a Minnesota woman with relationship questions, and Pedro, a young man struggling with the death of his brother, were both patients of Dr. Brian Weiss, a ...
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MN90: The Gopher's Little Brown Jug (01:30)
From: Ampers

Why do the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers and the University of Michigan’s Wolverines football teams battle over a Little Brown Jug? Britt Aamodt goes back to 1903 ...
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MN90: The Photo Ark at the Minnesota Zoo (01:30)
From: Ampers

In 2015, photographer Joel Sartore and National Geographic established the Photo Ark, a 25-year project to photograph every species held at a zoo or wildlife sanctuary ...
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MN90: The Bobkitty (01:30)
From: Ampers

Summer 2018, Jared Yost just finished mowing a lawn when he heard the sounds of an animal in distress. A kitten, or so he thought. Britt Aamodt has the story of Yost’s ...
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MN90: Going Dutch (01:30)
From: Ampers

In 1856, a group of men and women drove ox carts hundreds of miles from Wisconsin to Minnesota. Their settlement in Greenleafton became the first Dutch enclave in that state. ...
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MN90: James McPherson and the Battle Cry of Freedom (01:30)
From: Ampers

Growing up in 1950s St. Peter, Minnesota, James McPherson immersed himself in comics and books about the Army Air Corps in World War II. The Civil War was the farthest thing ...
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MN90: Frank Lloyd Wright Goes Shopping (01:30)
From: Ampers

It had never been seen before, a fully-enclosed shopping mall that sprawled over 500 acres in the Minneapolis suburb of Edina. Britt Aamodt tells the story of Southdale, the ...
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MN90: Babbit (01:30)
From: Ampers

In 1920, Sauk Centre native Sinclair Lewis became a sensation with the publication of his novel Main Street. Now the pressure was on for a follow-up. Britt Aamodt turns the ...
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MN90: The Hire (01:30)
From: Ampers

In 2001, David Carter was an artistic director and writer at Minneapolis ad agency Fallon but his scripts for luxury car manufacturer BMW were turned into short films with ...