MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds

Series produced by Ampers

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MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.


649 Pieces

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Desegregating schools in southern states took a presidential declaration and national guard protection. But one of Minnesota’s most notable politic...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Half black, half Ojibwe, George Bonga was the first person of African descent born in what was then the territory of Minnesota in 1802. He was a...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 25
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The not-so tiny town of Chanhassen, Minnesota is home to one of the longest running dinner theater's in the country. It began when Herbert and Caro...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 30
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Alfalfa plays a major part in feeding the livestock that bring us the food and milk we eat today. It was a modest farmer from Baden Germany who mov...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 18
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Martha Ripley was a nurse by training when she moved to Minneapolis with her husband in 1883. Her expertise in medical care and her commitment to ...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 27
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The legend of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox is a tall one, literally, in Minnesota. This famous lumberjack first appeared as part of an advertis...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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It’s believed that the bible has been translated into more than 150 different languages. And as Allison Herrera tells us…one translation can be tr...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 14
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This small collection of random words glued to magnets and stuck to refrigerators and office cubicles world wide got their start right here in Minn...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 29
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Located in Golden Valley Minnesota,the Courage Center is regarded as a national leader in advancing mobility and accessibility for people with disa...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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Mee Moua became the first Hmong woman to hold a statewide office. She mobilized immigrant voters in St. Paul and...as Allison Herrera explains, cha...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 26
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Minnesota built The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in 1979 to shield fans and players from the state's harsh weather. Allison Herrera tells us a lit...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Clara Ueland was the first President of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, a national organization formed to protect the voting rights of all ci...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 18
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The game of Twister got it's start as a back to school gimmick. St. Paul based ad man Reyn Guyer turned it into a legend by creating a game where t...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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The black box is one of the most crucial parts of an airplane. It's a recording device built to withstand extreme heat, high impact and water. It t...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 13
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Just about every kitchen probably has one…a bundt cake pan. And as Allison Herrera tells us, you can trace the origin of the popular pan back her...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Bogs and peatlands are specialized wetland communities formed at the end of the last ice age. They are low in oxygen and high in acidity-making it...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Intercollegiate basketball conjures up images of March Madness and games played at some of the nations most popular universities. The birthplace of...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 32
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Walter Mondale is one of Minnesota’s most well-known and well respected politicians to make his mark on the national scene. Many people remember hi...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29