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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Is the economic recovery stalling?
    Louis Johnston and Chris Farrell explore the current and future condition of the U.S. economy and answer questions from listeners.11:00 a.m.
    Louis Johnston: Economics professor, St. John's University and College of St. Benedict. Revisor and co-author of "Principles of Economics" by Ben Bernanke and Robert Frank.
    Chris Farrell: Chief economics correspondent, MPR, American Public Media and Marketplace Money. Columnist at Bloomberg Business Week and author of three books, including "The New Frugality." Graduate of the London School of Economics and Stanford University.
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  • What's Your Big Idea?
    Eleven participants in the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival present their "big idea" to the assembled crowd.12:00 p.m.
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Somali native, former member of Dutch Parliament, and author of "Infidel." She is now a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
    Jeffrey Rosen: Law professor, George Washington University. Legal affairs editor, The New Republic.
    Kim Bottomly: Biologist and president of Wellesley College in Massachusetts.
    David Leonhardt: Economics columnist, New York Times. Staff writer, New York Times Magazine.
    Vivian Schiller: President and CEO of National Public Radio
    James Fallows: National Correspondent, The Atlantic Magazine. Former speech writer for President Carter and editor of US News and World Report.
    Buddy Fletcher: Investment banker and philanthropist. Chairman of Fletcher Asset Management in New York.
    Fred Swaniker: Founder of the African Leadership Academy in South Africa.
    Regina Benjamin: Physician and Surgeon General of the US. Founder of a rural nonprofit health clinic in Alabama.
    James Bennet: Editor of The Atlantic Magazine.

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