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Seg. 1: Logan Black | Seg. 2: Oregon Trail

Segment 1: Logan Black.

We visit with a veteran, actor, and playwright about his latest play, Bond, a story about his service in Iraq with Diego, his bomb-sniffing dog. 

Logan Black stars in Bond, playing April 24 through May 19 at the Unicorn Theatre. For ticketing and more information, visit UnicornTheatre.org.

Segment 2, beginning at 25:24: Oregon Trail.

The National Frontier Trails Museum is hosting a live simulation of the classic video game, Oregon Trail. Why does this game hold such a special place in people's hearts and memories? 

  • Cody Newill, audience development specialist, KCUR 89.3
  • Caitlin Eckard, executive director, Jackson County Historical Society
  • Lindsey Foat, digital content specialist, Kansas City Public Library
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