Britt Aamodt

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Recent Pieces from Britt Aamodt

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MN90: Battling Amazons (01:30)
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1999: Amazon Bookstore in Minneapolis had been in business since the early 1970s. Now they were in a battle with online retailer Amazon for use of the name. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
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MN90: Duck Tales (01:30)
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November 1989: Jim Hautman had grown up with a paintbrush in his hand. His mom was an artist. But, at twenty-five, did he even have a chance at winning the coveted federal ...
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MN90: Gimme Some Truth (01:30)
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December 1980: John Lennon was dead. So Jon Wiener decided to write a book about the musician. What he never planned on was a tangle with the FBI or a court case. Here’s ...
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MN90: Dahlberg’s Watergate (01:30)
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April 1972: Ken Dahlberg was only doing his job as the Campaign to Re-Elect the President’s Midwest chairman: depositing an anonymous donation. So how did he get wrapped up ...
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MN90: Budd and Scott (01:30)
From: Ampers

Early 1939: Newbie screenwriter Budd Schulberg couldn’t belive it. He was working with F. Scott Fitzgerald. Too bad they’d been given such a crummy story to work on. Here’s ...
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MN90: Cannibals at Paisley (01:30)
From: Ampers

Winter 1988: The Fine Young Cannibals hadn’t put out a new album in over two years. Maybe working at a studio in Minnesota, away from distractions, would help? Here’s Britt Aamodt.
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MN90: Warhol’s Baggage (01:30)
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September 1975: Andy Warhol was in Minnesota to grace a film screening, attend a party and, unofficially, to lug around empty suitcases he was supposed to be promoting. ...
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MN90: In the Shadows (01:30)
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1966: Kathryn Leigh Scott had snagged a role in a news soap opera. But Dark Shadows was unlike any daytime drama she’d ever seen. It had vampires. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
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MN90: In Love and War (01:30)
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August 1934: After Hitler kicked her out of Berlin, journalist Dorothy Thompson became headline news—unfortunately for her husband Sinclair Lewis who liked being the ...
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MN90: Liang May Seen’s Journey (01:30)
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Summer 1892: Liang May Seen arrived in Minneapolis a newlywed with a bright future before her. Her past was another story. Here’s Britt Aamodt.