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"A Field Guide to Custer's Camps" ~ A Tom Isern Essay ~ Dr. Laura Wen ~ Eliza Blue with a Postcard From the Prairie

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Monday, August 9, 2021 - Don Weinell, a long-distance bicyclist, documented one of his trips in a new book titled “A Field Guide to Custer’s Camps: On the March to the Little Bighorn.” Weinell kept a log of his experiences as he traced Custer’s route, creating an on-the-ground exploration of the elements, the terrain, and the physical demands of cross-country travel. ~~~ NDSU history professor Tom Isern is here with a Plains Folk essay titled “Language of Cottonwoods. ~~~ Dr. Leana Wen, is an emergency physician, former Baltimore Health Commissioner, and medical analyst for CNN. In an excerpt from the Conversations on Healthcare podcast, she takes a critical look at the nation’s response to the pandemic and discusses her new book, “Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health.” ~~~ Eliza Blue shares a Postcard from the Prairie -- an essay about a welcome rainfall.