What is President Obama's Asia mission? Asia expert Roy Grow of Carleton College joins Midday to discuss the President's 9-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region, where China is extending its sphere of influence. Should the US expand trade, security alliances and cultural ties with Asia?11:00 a.m.
Roy Grow: Kellogg Professor of International Relations, Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. Specializes in Chinese and Japanese politics and the internation politics of Asia. Former military interpreter and area analyst, speaks Chinese and Japanese. He leads Carleton College's Beijing off-campus political economy seminar.
Actor John Lithgow in conversation with Garrison Keillor Stage, film, and television star John Lithgow sits down with Garrison Keillor to discuss Lithgow's new memoir, "Drama: An Actor's Education." It's an account of his life growing up with his father, a stage director, producer, and actor who immersed his son in the world of theater.12:00 p.m.