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"Extremely American" podcast explores the modern militia movement in the U.S.

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Heath Druzin
Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia Leader Christian Yingling, left, conducts a shooting drill during a weekend militia training in October 2021. Yingling's militias have hopscotched around the country showing up armed to protests around the country, including the deadly showdown in Charlottesville, Va. in 2017.

Today on a special installment of Idaho Matters, we're listening to the first episode of "Extremely American." The new podcast is hosted and reported by Idaho-based journalist Heath Druzin in collaboration with Post Industrial and Boise State Public Radio.

You can find the podcast here.

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!