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

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Teaching the 'art of arguing'
    Essays are good, but new research says interaction, argument and debate are how students really learn. From school-age kids to adults, hear how "argumentative reasoning" could change your outlook on everyday life.9:06 a.m.
    Dr. Deanna Kuhn: Professor of Psychology and Education at The Teacher's College at Columbia University.
    Dr. Gerald Graff: Professor of English and Education at the University of Illinois.
  • The case against Libya
    President Obama's speech to the nation last night defined America's role in Libya. But how will NATO's plan impact the six-week long uprising against Moammar Gaddafi?9:45 a.m.
    Michael Hirsh: Chief Correspondent for National Journal
  • The business of college athletics
    March Madness is upon us again, and millions of Americans are glued to their screens as college basketball teams vie to win the multi-billion NCAA tournament. But as the business of big-time college athletics grows, many continue to wonder if the athletes playing the games should be paid.10:06 a.m.
    Lowell Bergman: Correspondent for PBS Frontline. His new documentary Money and March Madness looks at the economics of NCAA Tournament.
    Allen Sack: Director of the Institute for Sports Management at the University of New Haven and author of "Counterfeit Sports."
    Andrew Zimbalist: Professor of economics at Smith College and an author of several books on the business of sports. His most recent book is "Circling the Bases."

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