The health care puzzle In their discussions with President Obama on health care reform, industry officials agreed to take steps to slow the growth of health spending. Midmorning speaks with one health care industry official about how companies can cut back, and how reform might change health care as we know it.9:06 a.m.
Simon Stevens: Executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group and chairman of the UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform. From 1997-2004, Stevens served as British Prime Minister Tony Blair's health policy director.
Talking Volumes: Rita Dove In the season finale of Talking Volumes, Kerri Miller talks with poet Rita Dove. Her newest work is "Sonata Mulattica," a book-length lyrical narrative.
Recorded at the Fitzgerald Theater on May 11.10:06 a.m.
Rita Dove: Poet and former poet laureate of the United States.