April 11, 2001
It's hard to believe that a 70-year-old Irish widow had the guts to take on the most powerful oligarchs in US history.  It's even harder to believe that she won.  The radical labor organizer Mary "Mother" Jones fought for dozens of victories for the working class, yet she's all but forgotten today.  We'll remedy that, on today's show.  Todd talks with author Elliot Gorn.  Gorn's biography is "Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America".

In rural areas, farmers are getting better, faster access to the Internet, thanks to Dennis Riggs. Riggs is the founder of Prairie iNet, a service that connects farmers to the web with radio modems. Riggs talks with Todd about the wireless rural-area network, and the benefits for users. Check out his site for more information.

Travel writer Rick Steves talks with Todd about summer travel to Europe. Steves shares travel tips, and highlights of his own vacations in Europe. He talks about travel packages and group rates.  For more information click on www.ricksteves.com.

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