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Author April White: "The Divorce Colony" ~ NY Kammermusiker

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - For a woman traveling without her husband in the late nineteenth century, there was only one reason to take the train all the way to North or South Dakota. These new states on the frontier offered a tempting freedom: divorce. We visit with April White, author of “The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Marriage and Found Freedom on the American Frontier.” ~~~ Chuck Lura shares a Natural North Dakota essay on Mourning Doves. ~~~ North Dakota native Ilonna Pederson is the founder and director of the New York Kammermusiker double reed ensemble. The group is making its 15th visit to North Dakota this week. Ilonna joins us for a preview.