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ND Badlands featured in PBS documentary on ‘The Roosevelts’

September 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Some might wonder if the much ballyhooed love affair between Theodore Roosevelt and North Dakota was a tourism promoter’s overheated exaggeration.
That’s a dim view old Four Eyes himself would likely reject, according to Clay Jenkinson, a Theodo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesotan typist during Nazi trials shares his story

April 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

When he was 19, Minnesota native Larry Tillemans enlisted in the Army and was sent to Germany. It was 1945 and World War II had just ended. He landed in Nuremburg as Allied forces were preparing to prosecute Nazi officers for wartime atrocities commi…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Oil boom documentary released

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –  A Bismarck production company has released a documentary film chronicling the lives of North Dakota residents living with the changes the oil boom has brought.

“This is Our Country: Living With the Wild West Oil Boom” was comm…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil boom documentary released

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –  A Bismarck production company has released a documentary film chronicling the lives of North Dakota residents living with the changes the oil boom has brought.

“This is Our Country: Living With the Wild West Oil Boom” was comm…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Wrong place at the wrong time’: Documentary explores wrongful conviction of Central Park Five

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A new documentary airing on Prairie Public Television tells the untold story of five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park.
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Cramer remarks, PBS documentary draw eyes again to reservation

April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The Spirit Lake Nation has endured a great deal of scrutiny and harsh commentary over the past year concerning the safety of its children, and the scrutiny ramped up again following the recent furor over comments Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., allegedly made to a gathering of victim-assistance professionals, including one from Spirit Lake. Continue Reading

Sam’s story: Rock RApids boy featured in autism documentary

April 5, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa At age 11, Sam Wessels has already hobnobbed with a lot of important political figures all the presidential candidates in the last two elections but he’s quick to quash any speculation about a future in politics.
“I don’t think I’m going to be a politician when I grow up,” he offered without even being asked the question. “I’m into politics, but it’s too tough for me.”
Sam’s campaign trail stumping has all been on behalf of people with autism people like himself. His message will reach a broader audience with the release of a documentary, “The United States of Autism,” next week. Sam and his parents are one of 20 families featured in the film. Continue Reading

Church, nonprofit to show film on hunger in America

March 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The organization Time at the Table is presenting “A Place at the Table” at 6:30 p.m. at the Congregational United Church of Christ, 301 E. Fourth Ave.
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8 women share personal stories of rape in Fargo native’s documentary

March 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Ten years ago, Dena Wyum was raped at a party as an 18-year-old freshman at North Dakota State University. Continue Reading

‘Dog Whisperer’ looks forward to new lease on life

November 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Very soon, Cesar Millan will have a new television show, a book, a tour, a documentary, and if she says yes a fiancee. Continue Reading