Minnesota's Greatest Generation celebrated at History Center

Ricky Sorenson
Medal of Honor winner Ricky Sorenson at the soda fountain in Anoka, Minn., after coming home from fighting in the Pacific, 1945.
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota HIstorical Society

The Minnesota History Center opens an exhibit Saturday about Minnesota's Greatest Generation. The show is the culmination of a four-year exploration of Minnesotans who lived through the Great Depression, World War II, and the post-war boom.

In advance of the opening, exhibit curator Brian Horrigan and University of Minnesota history professor Elaine Tyler May join Midday in the studio.

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