First Person: Minnesota, c. 1900

First Person: Minnesota at the Turn of the 20th Century Human Voices Wake Us

An episode from 11/27/20: A reading from Studs Terkel’s book, American Dreams: Lost & Found. Here, Andy Johnson talks about his life in rural Minnesota at the turn of the twentieth century. The interview is also included in Terkel’s best-of volume, The Studs Terkel Reader

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