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


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Monday, April 18, 2011

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  • Protesters demonstrate in front of the US CapitolThe debate over the debt ceiling
    After narrowly averting a government shutdown, the fight over the debt ceiling now looms for Congressional leaders and President Obama. Should the debt ceiling be raised, or has the government borrowed enough?9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Damian Paletta: Economic policy reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
    Ethan Pollack: Senior Policy Analyst at the Economic Policy Institute.
    Brian Riedl: Lead budget analyst at The Heritage Foundation.
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  • Somali piratesInstability reigns in Somalia
    Somalia is one of the world's most lawless countries, one of the reasons why piracy thrives there. Midmorning speaks with a reporter who's recently spent time there.9:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Frank Langfitt: NPR's foreign correspondent in East Africa. He recently spent time reporting from Somalia.
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  • Nat King ColeA singer, and the struggle for civil rights
    A new production at the Penumbra Theatre examines the significance of the Nat "King" Cole Show, one of the first network TV programs hosted by an African American, and the role it's star played in the modern civil rights era.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Lou Bellamy: Founder and artistic director of Penumbra Theatre Company. He directs the new Penumbra production "I Wish You Love."
    Dominic Taylor: Associate artistic director of Penumbra Theatre and author of "I Wish You Love."
    Dennis Spears: Singer and actor. He stars as Nat King Cole in Penumbra Theatre's "I Wish You Love."
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