Rep. Walz on Iraq troop withdrawals and role of Red Bulls Minnesota 1st District Democratic Rep. Tim Walz is the highest ranking enlisted soldier ever to serve in the Congress. He joins Midday to discuss the dangers involved in the Iraq War troop withdrawal, and what the Red Bulls may face when deployed to this effort in July. The Afghanistan troop drawdown begins this summer as well.11:00 a.m.
Tim Walz: US Representative (D-Minn.) 2007-present. Represents 1st district across southern Minnesota. Enlisted in Army National Guard at age 17, and retired 24 years later as Command Sergeant Major. Highest ranking enlisted soldier ever to serve in Congress. High school teacher in Mankato, on leave to serve in the Congress.
Bright Ideas with science blogger PZ Myers Biology professor PZ Myers writes one of the most popular science blogs in the world, Pharyngula. He teaches at the University of Minnesota Morris. PZ Myers sat down with Bright Ideas host Stephen Smith to discuss his blog, evolution, and the intersection of science and politics.12:00 p.m.
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