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.


639 Pieces

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Eliza Winston was supposed to be free. But her husband died before he could pay off Richard Christmas, her owner. Britt Aamodt looks at how a trip ...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Engineering Research Associates opened on Minnehaha Avenue in St. Paul in 1946, But the nondescript jumble of buildings concealed a secret. Britt A...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Cicely Angleton was the offspring of two of the most prominent families in Duluth, the D’Autremonts and the Congdons. But she’s remembered today be...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Very few Americans will ever run for President of the United States. But Minneapolis adman Jack Carmichael wanted them to at least get a feel for t...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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Stephen Ambrose’s book and the spinoff HBO series Band of Brothers told the story of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airbor...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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In 1978, Ranee Ramaswamy, her husband and their three-year-old daughter moved from southern India to Minneapolis. Within a year, Ramaswamy would gi...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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In 2009, Todd Bol, who’d grown up in Stillwater, was renovating his garage when he decided to turn the old door into a memorial for his mother Esth...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1939, Gregg Jakobson was born in St. Paul, where he was adopted by a police chief and his wife. By 1968, Jakobson was a California session arran...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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September 17, 1909, President William Howard Taft arrived in Winona, one stop in hundreds during the new president’s 56-day whistle-stop tour of Am...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In the late 19th century, with the Twin Cities rapidly expanding, it was becoming harder to reach distant points. St. Paul solved with the transpor...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Ronald Glasser had trained to be a pediatrician. But in 1968, at the height of the Tet Offensive, the kid docto...

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  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Jeannette Piccard may have been one of the first women to get her balloon license and to pilot a research mission to the stratosphere but she had e...

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  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
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Ted Williams wanted to the best hitter in baseball. Instead in 1938, the California youth found himself demoted to the minor leagues. Britt Aamodt ...

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  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1888, Samuel Green became the University of Minnesota’s newest horticulturist. But his interests ranged beyond agriculture to the state of Minne...

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  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1941, the U.S. Military had an assignment for Ancel Keys, University of Minnesota physiologist: Create a combat ration that packs a caloric punc...

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  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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James Douglas Falconer might have chosen to become a vet like his dad Thomas. Instead, the young man from Alexandria, Minnesota, trained as a drugg...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1872, the Minnesota State Board of Health was created to coordinate sanitation and disease control statewide. And by 1918, the average lifespan ...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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University of Minnesota professor Brenda Child heard a story growing up on the Red Lake reservation about a sick girl and the vision her father rec...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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September 16, 1918, Nora Emilie Anderson was embarking on the biggest adventure in her 37 years. The native of Rock Dell, Minnesota, was one of hun...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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September 1918, Marie Anderson Paulson of Wells, Minnesota, greeted the return of her 17-year-old son Raymond Paulson from training at Camp Ogletho...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10