Stories from the Civilian Conservation Corps During the Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps helped propel the conservation of Minnesota's natural resources, and it gave more than 77,000 Minnesotans with jobs. Author Barbara Sommer captures the stories of these workers in her new book, "Hard Work and a Good Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota." She joins Midday to discuss her book as part of our coverage of Minnesota's sesquicentennial.11:00 a.m.
Barbara Sommer: Author of "Hard Work and a Good Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota."
'Chasing the Flame' Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power is out with a new biography of the UN envoy killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq in 2003 titled, "Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World," which she recently discussed at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.12:00 p.m.
Samantha Power: Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor at Harvard Kennedy School of Government