Stateside: COVID risk and schools; Hemingway’s summers Up North; BLM protestors legal win | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools


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.

  • 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 stoming grounds Up North

  • Christopher Struble is the president of the Michigan Hemingway Society

Letters about Hemingway uncover the unfortunate story of Marjorie Bump

  • 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 is a reporter with WDET



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