Iraq tallies votes from Sunday election Dozens of people were killed in Baghdad Sunday as Iraqis went to the polls in an election that will help shape the future of the country. Columbia University International Affairs Professor Austin Long joins Midday to analyze Sunday's election, and what it means for security in the region.11:00 a.m.
Austin Long: Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Long previously worked for the RAND Corporation, serving in Iraq as an analyst and advisor to the Multinational Force Iraq and the U.S. military. He is the author of "Deterrence - From Cold War to Long War: Lessons from Six Decades of RAND Research."
"The Hurt Locker" takes six Oscars "The Hurt Locker" won best picture and five other prizes Sunday at the Academy Awards. The awards include best director honors for Kathryn Bigelow. Minnesota Public Radio's Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis joins Midday in studio to talk about Oscar winners and losers.12:00 p.m.
Stephanie Curtis: Minnesota Public Radio's "Movie Maven." Curtis is also MPR's senior producer for news and cultural live events.