"Across Indiana" takes us to the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Indianapolis and tells us the story of its current restoration, which is funded by selling steps of the staircase leading to the observation deck. Hoosier celebrities, such as Red Skelton, Michael Jackson, John Mellencamp, David Letterman, Dave Thomas of Wendy's restaurants fame, and Orville Redenbacher bought steps, each of which has a commemorative plaque; and so have ordinary folks, such as Leo Kriner, who bought one for his stone carver father, and the Koch family, for their daughter, Colleen T. Koch (Jan. 10 1962-August 23, 1965), who died of cancer. The host, Michael Atwood, interviews Harry L. Rinker, an antiques dealer who edits "Warman's Antiques and Their Prices". Next, the program goes to Brookston to visit Twinrocker Handmade Paper and learn about the making of the small company's unique and beautiful product. Written by
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Obviously you haven't quite gotten your fill of stories from the heartland. So here I am, Michael Atwood, back again, all gassed up and ready to go across Indiana.