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John Block salutes Senator Bob Dole

Photo Courtesy of Hoosier Ag Today

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today which means there will be six more weeks of winter. With cold weather ahead, a few moments of history from the man who made it.

Former United States Secretary of Agriculture John Block ties his career to Senator Bob Dole, and I, Ken Root, link mine to them both.

I was a young farm broadcaster in Kansas when Ronald Reagan became president. Bob Dole, the most powerful Republican senator from an agricultural state, had the power to change people’s lives. John Block’s story of how he did so in the program below.

Senator Dole received the Congressional Gold Medal a couple weeks ago. John Block acknowledges him for that honor.