Ampers

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Ampers is an association of 18 independent community radio stations in Minnesota.  Each station is locally managed and programmed by and for the local communities they serve.  Ampers is the largest network of community radio stations in the state of Minnesota and one of the largest of its kind in the United States. From Grand Marais, and Thief River Falls, to Mankato and Winona, and just about everywhere in between, we’ve got Minnesota covered. Our combined audience is about 250,000 devoted listeners.  Ampers has no affiliation with Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and receives no financial support from MPR. 

Series

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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

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  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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8 Pieces

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017

Pieces

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May 2, 1975: Saigon had fallen to the North Vietnamese. The war was over. And Suzie Warren was at a Red Cross center, holding a six-year-old boy. H...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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February 27, 1973: When David R. Wheat stepped off the plane in Duluth a band struck up “America the Beautiful.” He was home after seven years in a...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Late 1968: Army nurse Diane Carlson was told never to remember her patients’ names. It was too hard when they died. But Eddie Lee Evenson was a kid...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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November 13, 1968: Laszlo Rabel had to flee his native Hungary after standing up to the Soviet oppressors. Enlisting in the American army in 1965, ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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August 24, 1968: After four years of widowhood, Albertha Hill was tying the knot today. But then the notification came. Her son, her only child, a ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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July 4, 1968: Ronald Myron Cloud was a skytrooper with the 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile). They rode helicopters into battle, jumping into LZs o...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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May 2, 1968: Dean Vasquez and his unit, the 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, aka, the Magnificent Bastards, were in their third day of battle. The odds d...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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April 19, 1968: Vietnam wasn’t Herb Hayashida’s first war. That had been World War II, when his Japanese-American family was incarcerated in an int...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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January 1968: Richard “Dickie” Sharp didn’t pick the start date to his tour in Vietnam. The Army did. But it couldn’t have been worse because it ca...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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October 17, 1967: Stanley Donald Gilbert and his unit were on a search and destroy mission, heading into the jungle to take out a Viet Cong bunker ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2