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Roger Gardner

Roger Gardner was in Future Farmers of America while in high school over in Harrisonville, where his dad taught vocational agriculture. In February, 1982, Derry hired him to drive over from Mizzou to do farm reports, especially the early ones when Derry had returned late...

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Greg Brown

Greg grew up in the small southwest Iowa town of Leon. He went to University, first at Iowa State and then Northeast Missouri State, now Truman State University. While still a student, he had an internship for Missouri Attorney General, John Ashcroft that included driving...

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Our first audience research

You'll recall Derry and I had attended the NAFB convention at Kansas City in November, 1972; he was working for KLIK and I was simply along as an observer--handing out brochures about this new farm network we were going to start (someday). And the fallout...

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Politics and Politicians

Our reporters in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin look for foul deeds of these people. That's part of their job and its part of our company's responsibility to our listeners. Most politicians are upstanding.  It's our job to find those who aren't. This is a...

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