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Public Housing Forums ~ Historian Tom Isern ~ Writer Josh Garrett Davis

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - Increasing deposit amounts, rent hikes and wrongful evictions is leading to growing homeless populations in communities all across North Dakota. One community action group in Bismarck is advocating for tenants’ rights by holding a series of forums to address predatory housing tactics. ~~~ Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay titled “What We Call This Place.” ~~~ What is a Western? That is the name of a book by Josh Garrett Davis, about movies and books and art. HumanitiesND invited him in for a webinar as part of their One Book One ND series. Bill Thomas shares an excerpt from that event.