The July 27 edition of the National Public Radio program Sunday Weekend Edition included an extensive report featuring Center for Rural Affairs Executive Director Chuck Hassebrook. The story driven by the introduction of the New Homestead Act in Congress examined the early history, current conditions and possible futures of rural communities. Follow the link below to the National Public Radio Web site where the audio report may be played.
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