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Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.


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Thursday, February 3, 2011

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  • The new iPadWhat happened to American innovation?
    In his State of the Union address, President Obama said that the first step to winning the future is to encourage American innovation, and called this "our generation's Sputnik moment." What does America need to do regain it's role as the innovation nation?9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Alan Leshner: Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and executive publisher of Science Magazine.
    Mike Mandel: Senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. He was formerly the chief economist for BusinessWeek.
    Stephen Forrest: Vice president of research at the University of Michigan.
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  • american cairo tahrirNewsmaker: View from an American in Cairo
    Matt Kostakis is a New Yorker living steps away from Tahrir Square. He talks to MidMorning about what it's been like taking part in the rallies and witnessing the anti-Mubark movement.9:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Matt Kostakis: A graduate student studying Human Rights Law at American University in Cairo.
  • the big crunch pete hautmanTeen fiction
    Pete Hautman has won a National Book Award for his young adult novels, and while he loves the genre, he says there are reasons not to write young adult fiction. He explains why, and talks about his newest novel, with Kerri Miller.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Pete Hautman: Writes fiction for adults and teens. His newest novel is "The Big Crunch."
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  • Protests in EgyptDoing Business in Egypt: How Companies React To Turmoil
    Jean Champagne is the Chief Operating Officer, International Group at Dairy Queen. He talks to Kerri Miller about what his Egypt business prospects look like now that the regime is in flux.10:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Jean Champagne: The Chief Operating Officer at the International Group at Dairy Queen.

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