- Norm Ornstein on political leadership and governance
Norm Ornstein, author of "The Broken Branch," discusses how Congress and the presidency function. Are we getting the leadership we deserve?11:00 a.m.
Norm Ornstein: Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute. Election analyst for CBS News and weekly columnist for Roll Call. Co-director of the Transition to Governing Project.
- Minnesota Vikings history: 50 years
Writer Jim Klobuchar covered the Vikings from day one, September 17, 1961. He joins Midday to talk about the history of the team and the game of football -- then and now.12:00 p.m.
Jim Klobuchar: Sportswriter and columnist for Minneapolis Star and Minneapolis Tribune for 30 years. Former AP reporter. Now writes columns for MinnPost. Author of numerous books, many about the Vikings. "Knights and Knaves of Autumn: 40 Years of Pro Football and the Minnesota Vikings," "Always on Sunday," "Purple Hearts and Golden Memories: 35 Years with the Minnesota Vikings," "Tarkenton," "Will America Accept Love at Halftime? Or How to Survive Pro Football Sunday," and "Will the Vikings Ever Win the Superbowl?"
Tommy Mason: Minnesota Vikings running back. Selected first in Vikings draft for inaugural season. First game, September 17, 1961. Played six seasons for the Vikings. Retired from the NFL in 1971.
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