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Inside The Blanket Fort: Week 44

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Inside The Blanket Fort (Week 44-5/20/21)

Journey Inside The Blanket Fort as SIU Press intern and graduate student Laura Thiessen talks with author Pat Reardon about his new book "The Loop: The 'L' Tracks That Shaped and Saved Chicago" from SIU Press. 

Also, check out the lasted podcast episode of "Survived by One" from Blanket Fort Radio Theater.    Blanket Fort Radio Theater is a storytelling initative from SIU Press in collaboration with the SIU Creative Writing Program and WSIU Radio.

Jeff Williams is the Associate Director for Radio and Station Manager for WSIU Radio. Jeff is a native of southern Illinois and has been in broadcasting for 30 years. After graduating with a degree in Radio-Television from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he worked in radio and television news in Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. before returning to WSIU Radio in 1997, as Morning Edition anchor/reporter. Jeff served as News Director from 2001 to 2015. He assumed Station Manager duties in 2004. WSIU is operated by Southern Illinois University Carbondale. It signed on the air in September 1958.
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