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Friday, April 29, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Minnesota presidential hopefuls spread their message
    Tonight, Republican presidential hopefuls Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann speak at the same event in New Hampshire. How will their messages on spending and job creation play to New Hampshire primary voters and to the nation?9:06 a.m.
    Garance Franke-Ruta: Senior Political Editor at The Atlantic.
    Dante Scala: Political science professor at the University of New Hampshire.
    Doug Holtz-Eakin: President of the American Action Network Forum, member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, former advisor to John McCain's Presidential campaign and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office.
  • Jazz legend Irv Williams
    At 91, Irv Williams has earned the right to slow down a bit. But this Minnesota jazz legend has just released another CD and still performs. Irv stops by to talk about his life, his music and his work with Ella Fitzgerald and Fletch Henderson.10:06 a.m.
    Irv Williams: Saxophonist, also known as "Mr. Smooth"
  • Newsmaker: The royal wedding
    The countdown to the much-anticipated marriage between Prince William and Kate Middleton finally ended today at Westminster Abbey. Author Michael Farquhar joins us to discuss all of the juicy details about the Royal Wedding.10:40 a.m.
    Michael Farquhar: Writer and editor at The Washington Post specializing in history. He is the author of "A Treasury of Great American Scandals" and "A Treasury of Royal Scandals."

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