- Senate nears a vote on gays in the military
Next week, the Senate will vote on repealing the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. Recent lawsuits have challenged the policy, but opponents of repealing "don't ask, don't tell" fear that openly gay service members would harm the morale and readiness of the United States military.9:06 a.m.
David Hall: Former U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant who was forced to resign after 20 years of service under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. He currently serves as development director & information technology manager of Servicemembers Legal Defense Network.
Leo Shane: Capitol Hill reporter, Stars and Stripes.
- An accidental journalist
Laurie Hertzel got her start as an unlikely reporter in Duluth Minnesota. She describes her evolution from shy newsroom observer to an international correspondent on an assignment in Russia and her current gig at the Star Tribune.10:06 a.m.
Laurie Hertzel: Senior books editor at the Star Tribune. Her new memoir is called "News to Me."
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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