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

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Monday, May 17, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The unemployable man
    Though more Americans are finding jobs, one economist says that a specific group of men will never find work again. Midmorning discusses the waning demand for men with little education.9:06 a.m.
    Gary Burtless: is senior fellow, Economic Studies at Brookings Institution.
    Sheldon Danziger: is director of the national poverty center at the University of Michigan.
  • Making sense of dad
    Peter Birkenhead's spirited and charismatic father had an enchanting personality, yet abused his wife and children regularly. A son attempts to reconcile his fear and adoration of the man he calls an "emotional terrorist."10:06 a.m.
    Peter Birkenhead: is a former actor and contributor to Salon.com. His latest memoir is called "Gonville."
  • Searching for Amelia Earhart
    Earhart researcher Ric Gillespie leads a massive archaelogical expedition to the Gardner Islands in the Pacific searching for evidence of the world's most famous aviatrix.10:45 a.m.
    Ric Gillespie: is director of the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) and he has led eight archaological search expeditions to the Pacific. He is an internationally renowned expert on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and author of "Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance."

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