In 1969, Mark Forgy left his home in Golden Valley, Minnesota, to travel Europe. He had no idea that would lead him to a job with the 20th century’s most notorious art forger and a cameo in a new Orson Welles documentary.
When Gretchen Carlson settled her lawsuit with Fox in 2016—she also signed a non-disclosure agreement, which prevented her from talking about CEO Roger Ailes’ sexual harassment. But in 2019, two films told the story for her. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
Leeann Chin wanted to open a restaurant in 1980. But where was she going to get that kind of money? Carl Pohlad, future owner of the Twins, said he’d pitch in. And so would his friend, Sean Connery. Here’s Britt Aamodt with the story of the first Leeann Chin restaurant.
December 30, 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, who’d won five championships in seven years. were in town to play the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves had never beat the Bulls. That night, Jordan got an upsetting phone call. Britt Aamodt has the story of the night the Wolves beat the Bulls.
Wendy Webb loved reading gothic novels. But when she started writing them, she didn’t set them on some misty moor in England, but in her native Midwest. Britt Aamodt has the story of the Queen of Northern Gothic and her 2017 novel The End of Temperance Dare.
In 1953, a woman made history, becoming the first to play professional baseball—on a men’s team. There was a women’s league, but it would fold in a year, and it was white’s only. Here’s Britt Aamodt with the story of Toni Stone.