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Civilian Conservation Corps

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    David "Stringbean" Akeman's murderer up for parole

    ​Today, we remember the gone-but-not-forgotten star of the Grand Ole Opry and Hee Haw David "Stringbean" Akeman, whose murderer came up for parole this week.

  • Arts

    May 30, 2001

    Damned Ole Opry

    With their croaking vocals and enormous belt buckles, Nashville's neglected veterans seek shelter at the Midwest Country Music Theater-- a little bit of Branson back home

  • Arts

    August 12, 1998

    The Red Curtain

    A new play, "Project 891", puts the spotlight on New Deal theater, HUAC, and the mother of all arts-funding debates.

  • Arts

    February 25, 1998

    A Choice of Weapons

    After a hardscrabble life in the Depression, Gordon Parks picked up a camera instead of a gun. But as a massive retrospective of his work reveals, his sympathies have often remained with those who went the other way.

  • News

    January 29, 1997

    The Lore of the Pines

    Politics, myth, and money in Minnesota's dwindling north woods.

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