Politics of the new Congress: What's ahead? Congressional scholar Steven Smith discusses the impact of the election of a Republican senator from Massachusetts and today's Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance. Midday also looks at the Minnesota gubernatorial election.11:00 a.m.
Steven Smith: Professor and director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy. Author of 6 books on congressional politics and he is working on a new book on party leadership in the U.S. Senate.
The story of Sister Kenny A play about Sister Kenny, the Minnesota nurse who took on the medical establishment and helped thousands of polio survivors, opens Saturday at the History Theatre in St. Paul. Midday rebroadcasts a documentary about Sister Kenny's work and legacy.12:00 p.m.
'No Jews Allowed' Midday rebroadcasts a 1992 documentary, "No Jews Allowed," which looks back at the anti-Semitism in Minneapolis in the 1930s and 1940s. Those feelings were so strong that a prominent journalist called Minneapolis "the capital of anti-Semitism in the United States."12:30 p.m.