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Friday, January 22, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Obama's first year and foreign policy
    President Obama didn't hesitate to travel to meet with his counterparts overseas. But has that engaged foreign policy yielded the gains some expected?9:06 a.m.
    Stephen Walt: Professor of International relations at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is the author of several books, including "Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy."
    James Robbins: Senior Fellow in National Security Affairs at the American Foreign Policy Council and a senior editorial writer for the Washington Times.
  • Newsmaker: Clinton promotes Internet freedom
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has promised to promote Internet freedom and make unrestricted access a foreign policy priority. But will policy statements keep nations like Iran and China from controlling Internet access?9:45 a.m.
    Adam Thierer: president and director of the center for digital media freedom.
  • A chaplain reflects on marriage
    Kate Braestrup works in the wilds of Maine, as a chaplain for search and rescue teams. She sees the joy and sorrow associated with reunions and loss. Her latest memoir reflects on what keeps marriages going.10:06 a.m.
    Kate Braestrup: author of "Marriage and Other Acts of Charity." Her first memoir was the bestselling, "Here If You Need Me."
  • The Saints lift New Orleans
    The Saints football team has given the people of New Orleans reason to feel good about their city still recovering from Katrina. That positivity extends to non-football fans, too.10:45 a.m.
    Fred Kasten: former program director of the New Orleans NPR affiliate WWNO for 20 years. By phone from New Orleans.
    Stan Verrett: Anchor of ESPN's Sportscenter.

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