Minnesota Public Radio Stories
- Teachers union president responds to charges of obstructionism
President Obama and some Minnesota Gubernatorial candidates charge that the teachers unions block needed educational reforms. The head of Minnesota's teachers union responds on Midday.11:00 a.m.
Tom Dooher: President, Education Minnesota. He was middle school physical education teacher and high school coach.
- Should accused terrorists be treated like enemy combatants or criminals?
An "Intelligence Squared" debate features three panelists for, and three panelists against, the proposition: Treat terrorists like enemy combatants, not criminals.12:00 p.m.
Michael Hayden: Former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and former director of the National Security Agency.
Marc Thiessen: Served as chief speechwriter to President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and before that as an aide to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms.
David Frakt: Professor at Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve JAG Corps.
Stephen Jones: Managing partner of the law firm of Jones, Otjen, and Davis. In May 1995, he was appointed by the U.S. District Court to serve as the principal defense counsel for Timothy McVeigh.
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