"Murder at the Mission" ~ ND Poetry Out Loud | Prairie Public Broadcasting

"Murder at the Mission" ~ ND Poetry Out Loud

Apr 28, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden discusses  one of the most persistent "alternative facts" in American history about a missionary, a tribe, a massacre, and a myth that shaped the American West. His his new book, “Murder at the Mission,” exposes the hucksterism and self-interest at the root of American myth-making, and of the problems that can arise when history is told only by the victors. ~~~ Bill Thomas joins us with highlights from this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition in North Dakota.