Originally broadcast 09/22/2014
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A sampling of the events that took place in Ames the weekend of September 19-21, followed by a preview of Maximum Ames Sept. 25-28. Chris and Cynthia McClure reported on the world music and international food at the Food Festival and on the brews and music at October Fest in downtown Ames on Friday and Saturday. Sunday saw two very different events. On the East side of town, Susan Franzen described the dramatization of Ames founders who were Civil War veterans with two of their wives – the Cemetery Walk, described in our September 19th program. On campus, Active Us, a student group dedicated to increasing awareness of the danagers of Climate Change, sponsored a rally on Welch and Lincoln Way, preceded by the film DISRUPTION shown in the Memorial Union. Stephen Biggs described the purpose of the film and the response of those who participated in the rally. Reporter Kay Puttock recorded some of the conversations on the line. Rivka Fidel, a graduate student, told us about the attitudes of ISU students. Nate Logsden gave us rundown on some of the highlights of the music groups appearing at various venues in downtown Ames during Maximum Ames.