Check out this 12-part radio series, a companion to Minnesota composer George Maurer‘s first full-length musical, “Empire Builder,” featuring in-depth interviews on family, history, race and forgiveness. It originally aired on St. Cloud State University’s KVSC-FM 88.1 in early 2019. George created it with lyricist Anne Bertram to provide an over-the-shoulder look at the creation of “Empire Builder” and the personal stories that inspired their art. Listen to the series here.