French In Missouri; Researching Funk Music; Brookside's Bird Lady (Updated)
In the 1990s, fiddler Dennis Stroughmatt was a student at Southwest Missouri State University when a folklore professor made a passing reference to a little-known dialect of French spoken nearby. An encore presentation of his journey to find out if anyone still spoke Missouri French.
- Dennis Stroughmatt, Creole fiddler/singer
- Tony Bolden, Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies at KU