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Tuesday In Depth: June 5, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Obama's 'kill list'

    President Obama ran his 2008 campaign on a platform against torture and the war in Iraq, but his views on war have changed. He is part of a top secret 'nominations' process to designate terrorists for kill or capture, and to personally approve every drone strike.

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  • 10:15 a.m.

    Are the 20s your 'defining decade?'

    Meg Jay turns the notion "30s are the new 20s" on its head when she says your twenties are critical to defining your future. In her new book, she uses case studies of her clients and the latest science to explain why the 20s are one's defining decade.

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  • 11:20 a.m.

    Chris Koza performs in the MPR studios

    Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Chris Koza joins us in the MPR studios to perform and discuss the significance of song lyrics. On Friday, he hosts "Works for Words" at the Fitzgerald Theater.

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  • 4 beach read lists for your summer vacation

    I am bringing "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, "How Fiction Works" by James Woods, and "An Officer and a Spy" by Robert Harris on my trip.
  • Video: Inside The Daily Circuit studio with Tom Weber

    MPR News Reporter Tim Post is working on a special video project this summer and took some time today to install his GoPro cameras in the studio.
  • 4 history book recommendations

    Books that chronicle Stalin's rise, Nixon's fall and the epic journey of one the great men of the 20th century.
  • Op-ed pick: Why France is still a good place for bookstores

    "The new measure is part of France’s effort to promote “biblio-diversity” and help independent bookstores compete. Here, there’s no big bookseller with the power to suddenly turn off the spigot."

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