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

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Monday, January 28, 2008

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  • Letters from the trenches
    A war-zone journalism finds her dispatches to a prominent European magazine don't quite capture what she's feeling as she's reporting. So Carolin Emcke wrote letters to her friends to give them a sense of what conflict really costs.9:00 a.m.
    Carolin Emcke: is an international reporter for Zeit magazine. Before that she was a war correspondent for Der Spiegel magazine. Emcke is the author of the new book, "Echoes of Violence," a collection of her letters to friends from various conflict-ridden places around the world.
  • Building mental muscles
    We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but new research is showing that that physical activity can also be good for our brains. The author of a new book says exercise is the most powerful tool we have to optimize brain function.10:00 a.m.
    John Ratey: MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain."
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