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


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Friday, September 16, 2011

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  • H1N1 influenza virusThe real threat of 'Contagion'
    The new Steven Soderbergh thriller 'Contagion' is centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the Center for Disease Control to deal with the outbreak. How real is the threat of contagion?9:06 a.m.
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    Dr. W. Ian Lipkin: directs the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. He worked closely with director Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Scott Z. Burns on the film Contagion.
    Dr. Douglas Hamilton: director of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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  • Smoke plumeBWCA Fire: The Latest
    Fire continues to spread in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We get an update from this morning's official briefing.9:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Dan Kraker: Minnesota Public Radio Reporter
  • Tip sheetsThe cult of the uniform
    In a recent op-ed, William Deresiewicz arguest that no symbol is more sacred in American life right now than the military uniform. What are the implications of America's 'cult of the uniform'?10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    William Deresiewicz: writes about books, higher education, culture, and politics. His latest book is A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter.
    Jerry Lembcke: professor of sociology at Holy Cross College and the author of The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Vietnam.
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