Ames Independence Day Breakfast and Parade, Outrage Over Treatment of Migrants, Susan Gwiasda

Dennis Hart gives a summary of local news from the pages of the Ames Tribune.

Brenda Brink, area resident, describes the events and meaning of a semi-spontaneous gathering of people in front of US Representative Steve King's office in Ames, delivering a letter expressing outrage regarding his defense of detention centers at the US - Mexico border and border enforcement. 

Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke spoke at an Ames residence last week, when he described inhumane conditions he witnessed, of people who were detained on the border. We hear an excerpt from his speech.

A compendium of voices and sounds of the Ames July Fourth festivities, ranging from the Mayor and City Council and other city staff hosting the pancake breakfast, to onlookers and marchers in the parade, to political parties and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. 

Susan Gwiasda, Ames Public Relations Officer, gives a municipal update from the City of Ames.


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Originally broadcast 07/05/2019
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