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Erika Janik

Erika Janik fell into radio after volunteering at Wisconsin Public Radio to screen listener calls. She co-founded and was the executive producer of “Wisconsin Life” on Wisconsin Public Radio for seven years before moving to New Hampshire to work at NHPR. Trained as a historian (in colonial American women's history), she’s the author of six books, including Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction, and freelances for a variety of publications.


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A Year of Wonders
As extreme weather wreaks havoc around the globe NPR's Throughline looks at a natural disaster more than 200 hundred years ago that had far-reaching effects. This week, how the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Laki awed, terrified and disrupted millions around the world and changed the course of history.Outside/In needs your help. Click here to find out how you can support the show.There's lots of great swag to choose from (so check out the thank-you gifts!) but for $100 a month, Sam will personally give you a cross country ski lesson! And yes, it's true, he was taught how to ski by an Olympic gold-medalist.
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Concord, NH, USA
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2 days, 13 hours