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Minnesota may mark the northern blade of America’s spine, but this is no flyover country. This is important country, the stomping grounds of choice for movers and shakers, innovators and dreamers, builders and plunderers. No one tells Minnesota history like Twin Cities PBS. For decades, TPT has dived into the whitewater of bygone eras and emerged with insight about our shared values as Minnesotans. Enter Minnesota Experience, an invitation to follow TPT into the slipstream of time on-air and online. Tapping into TPT’s rich archive of historical stories and adding new ones to the fold, Minnesota Experience holds the mirror of history up to the modern moment as a force that can forever change who we are and who we want to be. "Minnesota Experience" airs each Monday on TPT-2 at 9 p.m. For more on the schedule CLICK HERE.  
Minnesota may mark the northern blade of America’s spine, but this is no flyover country. This is important country, the stomping grounds of choice for movers and shakers, innovators and dreamers, builders and plunderers. No one tells Minnesota history like Twin Cities PBS. For decades, TPT has dived into the whitewater of bygone eras and emerged with insight about our shared values as Minnesotans. Enter Minnesota Experience, an invitation to follow TPT into the slipstream of time on-air and online. Tapping into TPT’s rich archive of historical stories and adding new ones to the fold, Minnesota Experience holds the mirror of history up to the modern moment as a force that can forever change who we are and who we want to be. "Minnesota Experience" airs each Monday on TPT-2 at 9 p.m. For more on the schedule CLICK HERE.  

Becoming Big League

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY Becoming Big League explores one of the most defining years in Minnesota sports history: 1960. From Olympic hockey to high-school hoops, from pro-sports...
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Discover How the Met Stadium Made Minnesota ‘Big League’

In 1960, Minor League Baseball thrived in Minnesota - but it was the development of the brand new Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington that officially...

Watch ‘Jim Crow of the North’

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY Why does Minnesota suffer through some of the worst racial disparities in the nation? The team behind Mapping Prejudice looks to answer that...

How a MN Company Went from Bread Bags to Satelloons

  Kenneth Klimisch had just graduated from college when he got a job at a company called G. T. Schjeldahl Company in Northfield, Minn. Little did...
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Up Close and Personal With Andy Warhol in Minneapolis

  For lifelong Minnesota resident John Hustad, photography has been his career and his passion. The longevity of captured imagery was appealing to him. “It...
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Out North: MNLGBTQ History

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY Out North: MNLGBTQ History explores the untold past of Minnesota's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, and celebrates the strides the state...

Before Stonewall the Fight to Love Who You Want Unfolded in...

  “It’s about love. And if you can participate in love, you have infinite power.” - Michael McConnell Among the many powerful, painful, and profound soundbites...

WPA-Era Artist Clement Haupers Refused Labels

  Artist, Works Progress Administration regional director and Saint Paul icon Clement Haupers refused to be labeled.     ___________________________________________________________________ Watch the feature-length documentary Out North: MNLGBTQ History. TPT 2. Loring...

This Bench in Loring Park Offers a Story About Love

  While Loring Park is widely recognized as the center of the annual Pride celebration, the park’s history includes struggles with hate crimes and anti-LGBTQ...

Open Up a Historic Pride Guide to See What’s Inside

  Former Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau and former Minneapolis Police Department, now U.S. Marshal, Sharon Lubinski, are LGBTQ pioneers. They helped change the dynamic...