Is health care any better in other countries? Best-selling author T.R. Reid toured the globe to write "The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care." He joins MIDDAY to discuss what he learned.11:00 a.m.
T.R. Reid: Longtime correspondent for the Washington Post and former bureau chief in Tokyo and London. Commentator for National Public Radio. Author of many best-selling books, including "The United States of Europe." Health policy fellow of the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The "Movie Maven" talks summer and fall movies Minnesota Public Radio producer and "Movie Maven" Stephanie Curtis looks back at summer movies and ahead to fall. She also, in a nod to the health care debate, reveals her most- and least-favorite movies featuring doctors and nurses.12:00 p.m.
Stephanie Curtis: MPR's Senior Producer for News and Cultural Live Events... also known as the "Movie Maven."