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

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Monday, February 6, 2012

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  • Mass incarceration in America
    Six million people are under correctional supervision in the U.S.; that's more than were in Stalin's gulags noted journalist Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker. Why do we lock up so many people? What are the repercussions and benefits?9:06 a.m.
  • Continued violence in Syria
    More than 200 dead in Syria over the weekend amid news of China and Russia's veto of a UN resolution condemning Syrian president Bashar al Assad. US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice called the vote "disgusting" and "outrageous." As violence continues to rage, what will world leaders do now? Guest: Andrew Tabler, Next Generation Fellow at the Washington Institute of Near East Policy, author of In the Lion's Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington's Battle with Syria9:45 a.m.
  • Art Markman and the 3 keys to getting things done
    Kerri talks to Art Markman, the author of "Smart Thinking," about how to learn new things and work more effectively.10:06 a.m.
  • Why Charles Dickens still matters
    Charles Dickens's 200th birthday is tomorrow. Midmorning speaks with a Dickens scholar about why the British author remains a literary force of nature.  10:45 a.m.

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