South Dakota Public Broadcasting knows how to put the “public” in broadcasting.
John Hart, of Sioux Falls, had a wish to have his poetry recorded before he died. He’s had cancer for more than nine years.
The day before Hart entered hospice, SDPB reports today, it spent several hours with him, recording his art.
Hart died on Saturday.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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