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Mark Schneider with Doug Hamilton ~ Blizzard Memory ~ Sue Balcom on Cranberries

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Mark Schneider

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - Mark Schneider, a well-known North Dakota attorney and former head of the state’s Democratic-NPL party, died on Tuesday at the age of 74. In 2020 he was interviewed by Doug Hamilton, the former host of Main Street. Doug passed away earlier this year. In this encore conversation, they visit about Mark’s novel, “She Has the Right of It.” ~~~ TellTale: Dakota Folklife and Stores is a collection of oral histories from senior citizens. Today we share an episode titled “Eyes of an Angel,” as we hear an account of a blizzard from the Grassy Butte area. ~~~ Sue Balcom is here for Main Street eats with a discussion of cranberries. ~~~ Speaking of food, historian Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay titled “Second Rise” about bierocks, a characteristic folk food of the Volga Germans.