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

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Surveillance society
    Security cameras survey public areas, such as where we withdraw money, where we shop and where we wait for buses or trains. But where does it cross the line from protecting the public to invading one's privacy?9:06 a.m.
    Jeffrey Rosen: Professor of law at The George Washington University and the legal affairs editor of The New Republic. His books include, "The Naked Crowd: Reclaiming Security and Freedom in an Anxious Age" and "The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America."
    Michael Balboni: Principal, Navigators Global and former Deputy Secretary for Public Safety for the State of New York.
  • Fighting gangs with 'boundless compassion'
    As a Jesuit priest in a gang-ridden neighborhood in Los Angeles, Father Gregory Boyle has seen his share of violence and unnecessary death. The jobs and education program he created offers youth a different path from gang life.10:06 a.m.
    Fr. Gregory Boyle: Author of "Tattoos on the Heart." He is the founder of Homeboy Industries, a jobs program for former gang members.
  • Newsmaker: Incumbent defeats could hold clues for November
    Primaries in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Arkansas indicated voters might be ready for new voices in Washington.10:45 a.m.
    Chris Cillizza: writes "The Fix," a political blog for the Washington Post.

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