- U of M president Eric Kaler answers questions on Midday
Six months into the job, new University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler answers your questions about University policies and the purpose of higher education.11:00 a.m.
Eric Kaler: President, University of Minnesota since July 1, 2011. Former provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and vice president for Brookhaven National Laboratory affairs at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York.
Kaler received his undergraduate degree from the California Institute of Technology in 1978 and his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1982.
- Excerpts from the Jackie tapes
A few months after President Kennedy's assassination, historian Arthur Schlesinger recorded many hours of interviews with Jacqueline Kennedy. On the 50th anniversary of JFK's presidency, the tapes were released in a book and CD collection, "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy." Hear excerpts from an event at the JFK Library.12:00 p.m.
Caroline Kennedy: Daughter of President Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy. Attorney and author.
Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady, January 20, 1961 to November 22, 1963.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.: Presidential historian. Served in the Kennedy White House and authored more than 20 books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning, "A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House."
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