Minnesota Public Radio features by John Biewen http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=4 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:47:50 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by John Biewen http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 The Forgotten 14 Million Why are both government and the free market failing the most vulnerable young Americans? http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199905/24_biewenj_poorkids/archive/?refid=0 Mon, 24 May 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Welfare to Work a Special Challenge for Twin Cities Native American Efforts are underway to fit Native Americans into the Minnesota Family Investment Program. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199810/15_biewenj_nativeam/?refid=0 Thu, 15 Oct 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Wealth Leads to Membership Disputes Among Tribal Members When the Mdwakantan Sioux struck gold with Mystic Lake Casino, membership in the tiny band took on a whole new meaning. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199708/24_biewenj_shakopee/?refid=0 Sun, 24 Aug 1997 12:00:00 -0500 Moving Up More African Americans are migrating to the Twin Cities than to any other Northern city. This report looks at the impact, with stories from immigrants themselves. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199708/19_biewenj_migration/?refid=0 Tue, 19 Aug 1997 12:00:00 -0500 D-D Blues Some believe that minorities with developmental disabilities may be at a disadvantage in state institutions. John Biewen looks at the experience of Dion Talley and offers perspective in this award-winning documentary. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199704/16_biewenj_ddblues/?refid=0 Wed, 16 Apr 1997 12:00:00 -0500 Public Housing's Composer in Residence Randall Davidson is public housing's composer-in-residence. MPR's John Biewen explains what that means in this news feature, complete with audio. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199704/02_biewenj_composer/?refid=0 Wed, 02 Apr 1997 12:00:00 -0600 The High Cost of Poverty MPR's John Biewen explores the big business of low-income lending and its effect on the poverty cycle. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199701/01_biewenj_poverty/?refid=0 Wed, 01 Jan 1997 12:00:00 -0600 Out of the Gang What happens when a gang member wants to get out? This special report tells how hard it can be. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199611/01_biewenj_gang/?refid=0 Fri, 01 Nov 1996 12:00:00 -0600