- Race and the president
The election of Barack Obama ushered in much discussion of a "post-racial America." But a year into his presidency, the president is facing vocal criticism, and some are questioning the role that race is playing.9:06 a.m.
Shelby Steele: Author, political commentator, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Ta-Nehisi Coates: Blogger and correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly.
Keli Goff: Political commentator and author of "Party Crashing: How the Hip-Hop Generation Declared Political Independence."
- The latest in cancer research
Forty years into the war on cancer, the death rate for many cancers has not changed significantly. Scientists say a new approach is needed. Midmorning talks with two cancer researchers about the latest and most promising research.10:06 a.m.
Susan Love: President and medical director of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, clinical professor of surgery at UCLA's School of Medicine.
Maurie Markman: Gynecologic oncologist and Vice President for Clinical Research at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
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