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Midmorning: The Swift raid and "Wings" author Loizeaux
Posted at 7:29 AM on December 15, 2006 by Bill Wareham
The raid of a meat processing plant by immigrations officials has shaken the city of Worthington in southern Minnesota, and is raising new questions about how the government is addressing illegal immigration. At 9 a.m., Kate Smith, sitting in for Kerri Miller, discusses the raid and its implications with:
At 10 a.m., Kate's guest is William Loizeaux, the author of Wings. It's a story from many of our childhoods, recovering a baby bird and trying to raise it as a pet, but with a poignant twist on the common experience. Loizeaux is also the author of a book that chronicles the death of his baby daughter, Anna: A Daughter's Life. Loizeaux teaches writing at Johns Hopkins University.