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.


698 Pieces

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The days of early flying conjure up images of bomber jackets, goggles, silk scarves and Wright Brothers style aircraft. That’s almost exactly what ...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 27
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Poverty, bad health and few prospects for improvement for Native Americans living at the turn of the 1800's were all too common. To solve what the ...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30
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More than 150 years later, the execution of 38 Dakota men accused of murder remains quite controversial. As Allison Herrera explains, that’s due i...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 26
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Tugged along by a steamboat headed North from Mississippi, a group of seemingly adrift African-American men, women and children arrived at Fort Sne...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 25
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show...which began in 1970 and ran for several seasons featured a young, single working woman living in Minneapolis. Allison H...

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  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 24
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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the most iconic places in Minnesota. Dubbed The Crown Jewel of Minneapolis' beloved park system, this la...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 12
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The sleeplessness and irritation from snoring is no joke. Allison Herrera tells about a Minnesota inventor who helped millions of snoring adults br...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 21
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Pipestone National Monument is home to a special red mineral buried beneath ancient rock. As Allison Herrera explains, it's a sacred source for Nat...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Walking, biking, running and yes...rollerblading are all things Minnesotans do when the weather gets warmer. Allison Herrera tells us how the famou...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24
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Patty Wetterling experienced one of parent's worst nightmares: child abduction. Producer Allison Herrera explains how she used this tragic event to...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Minneapolis' namesake tractors arise from strategic mergers

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lake Harriet streetcar, Credit: (photo: Art Hughes)
Urban Minnesota transit was once a for-profit venture.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Even when materials were scarce, Faribault Woolen Mill found a way to weave blankets for soldiers.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Minnesota Nice...it's a phrase a lot of people know. But...where does it come from? Producer Allison Herrera tries not to rock the boat as she digs...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 14
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Wanda Gag’s books “Millions of Cats” and “ABC Bunny” remain two of the most popular books for new readers. Allison Herrera explains why. .

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 15
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The world's most famous detective has a large fan base right here...in Minnesota. Producer Allison Herrera tells us all about it.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Lake Itasca is one of Minnesota's most famous tourist destinations. It wasn't always that way...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 25
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It's one thing to be an admirer of retro fashion, and then there's zubaz. Allison Herrera tells us more about the pants worn by gym enthusiasts and...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 22