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

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Friday, March 4, 2011

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  • Parenting the tiger mom way
    Amy Chua's new memoir, in which she describes and defends the tactics of the "Chinese mother", has earned her both plaudits and death threats. She joins Midmorning to explain the meaning of being a tiger mom, and what she's learned from the backlash.9:06 a.m.
    Amy Chua: Professor of law at Yale Law School and author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother."
    Yvonne Thornton, MD: Physician and author of "Something to Prove: A Daughter's Journey to Fulfill a Father's Legacy."
  • America's business plan
    President Obama's overtures to the business community have resulted in a mixed reception. This week, 3M's CEO George Buckley called the President anti-business and "Robin Hood-esque." Are the Obama administration's business policies significantly different from those of past presidents?10:06 a.m.
    Justin Fox: Editorial Director at the Harvard Business Review and author of "The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street."
    Pam Villarreal: Senior Policy Analyst at The National Center for Policy Analysis.
    Heather McGhee: Director of the Washington office of Demos, a public policy research organization.

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