Seg. 1: Etzanoa. Seg. 2: Kansas Dinosaur. Seg. 3: Mary Beth Tinker. | KCUR

Seg. 1: Etzanoa. Seg. 2: Kansas Dinosaur. Seg. 3: Mary Beth Tinker.

May 10, 2018

Segment 1: The ancient civilization that once thrived in Kansas.

About a year ago, a researcher at Wichita State University found the city of Etzanoa, an indigenous settlement that once thrived in Kansas. Limited tours for the public are just now getting started, but accessing the site can be hard: there's a modern city on top of the ancient one.

Segment 2, beginning at 14:13: The dinosaur that called Kansas home.

Hear about Silvisaurus condrayi, the only land dinosaur that lived in Kansas. Its skeleton is now on display at the KU's Natural History museum.

Segment 3, beginning at 26:15: The story of youth activism in the United States.

What are the rights of young people to express their political views at school? In the 1960s, Mary Beth Tinker and her family took students' rights all the way to the Supreme Court. Hear how armbands protesting the Vietnam War changed her life and this country.