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

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Friday, April 8, 2011

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  • The rising tide of human rights
    A thread to the Middle East uprisings is a desire for better human rights. Millions of ordinary people have revolted against their governments. Could all this turmoil make human rights the heart of global governance and policy-making?9:06 a.m.
    Mary Robinson: Former president of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
    David Wippman: Dean of the University of Minnesota Law School and an expert on human rights law.
  • Why college costs so much
    The rising cost of college is often blamed on dysfunction in higher education. But two economics professors say the factors behind college tuition increases are economy-wide, and that for many families, college may be more affordable than ever.10:06 a.m.
    David Feldman: Professor of economics at William & Mary and co-author of "Why Does College Cost so Much?"
    Robert Archibald: Professor of economics at William & Mary and co-author of "Why Does College Cost so Much?"

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