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Monday, February 27, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The crisis of polling
    How accurate is polling? Where do the numbers comes from? What do they mean? Are we becoming too poll driven in the electoral process?9:06 a.m.
    Frank Newport: Editor-in-chief of the Gallup Poll. He's the author of a 2005 article with Minneapolis Star Tribune pollster Rob Daves, "Pollsters Under Attack: the 2004 Election Incivility and Its Consequences."
    Tom Hamburger: Political reporter with the Los Angeles Times and the co-author with Peter Wallsten of the forthcoming book, "One Party Country: The Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century."
  • A personal look at long-term care
    A rebroadcast of Kerri Miller's conversation with Robert Kane. His years of studying policy affecting the elderly did not prepare him for the trauma of putting his own mother in a nursing home.10:06 a.m.
    Robert L. Kane, M.D.: Co-author, with Joan West, of "It Shouldn't Be This Way: The Failure of Long Term Care." He's the Minnesota chair of long term health and aging at the U's School of Public Health. He's also the founder of the national organization, Professionals with Personal Experience with Chronic Care.

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