Segment 1: How does weather shape Kansas culture?
It's that time of year when tornado sirens ring out their eerie sound and crazy weather hits the plains. Inspired by a photography exhibit of Kansas tornado sirens, we explore how the weather affects our lives and communities.
- Lily Brooks, photographer, "We Have to Count the Clouds" and "Siren Call"
- Mary Knapp, climatologist, Kansas State University
- Stephen Locke, photographer and storm chaser; co-author of Chasing Weather
Siren Call, through Sunday, April 29 at The Volland Store, 24098 Volland Road, Alma, Kansas 66401, 785-499-3616.
Segment 2, beginning at 33:12: A Kansas-based travel writer on our obsession with souvenirs.
A miniature Eiffel Tower, a plastic snowglobe that encases the White House, a seashell from the beach ... we don't give much thought to souvenirs. A travel writer, who just wrote a book about souvenirs, shares why they tell a story of their own.