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Stateside: COVID risk and schools; Hemingway's summers Up North; BLM protestors legal win

Mercedes Mejia

Today on Stateside, COVID-19 and the threat to schools as many districts approach the remaining weeks of the school year. Then, a new PBS documentary about Ernest Hemingway highlights how summers in northern Michigan influenced his writing. And, while transcribing letters about Hemingway, students uncover the unfortunate story of Marjorie Bump.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

How to safely finish the school year? Michigan pediatrician says no easy answers.

Stateside’s conversation with B. Keith English

  • Dr. B. Keith English is chair of the department of pediatrics and human development at Michigan State University.

Been watching "Hemingway" on PBS? Visit the author's stomping grounds Up North

Stateside’s conversation with Christopher Struble

  • Christopher Struble is the president of the Michigan Hemingway Society.

Letters about Hemingway uncover the unfortunate story of Marjorie Bump

Stateside’s conversation with Jennifer Tianen and Yael Mizrahi

  • Jennifer Tianen is an English teacher at West Bloomfield High School.
  • Yael Mizrahi is a sophomore at West Bloomfield and an Honors American Literature student.

How Detroit’s Case Against Black Lives Matter Protesters Fell Apart

Eli Newman reports

  • Eli Newman is a reporter with WDET.
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