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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The future of the auto industry
    The auto industry is in the midst of a major shakeup, as consumers react to higher gasoline prices by buying more fuel-efficient vehicles. Midday looks at how the industry is responding, and what the future holds.11:00 a.m.
    David Cole: Chairman, Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Mich.
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  • 'What's the Big Idea?'
    The opening event at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. A doctor, lawyer, climate scientist, actor, writer, former Supreme Court Justice and others tell us their one "big idea."12:00 p.m.
    David Katz: M.D. and Director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center
    Larry Lessig: Stanford University law professor
    Peter Coyote: Actor and documentary film narrator. Author, "Sleeping Where I Fall."
    Shelby Steele: Author, columnist, documentary film maker and research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford.
    John Holdren: Professor of Environmental Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Director of the Woods Hole Research Center.
    Dalia Mogahed: Executive director, Center for Muslim Studies at the Gallup Organization.
    Sandra Day O'Connor: Former associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.
    Brian Greene: Professor of theoretical physics at Columbia University in New York. author of "The Elegant Universe."
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