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


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Friday, May 21, 2010

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  • Gulf Coast oil spillEnvironmental fallout from Gulf oil spill
    The release of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico could have profound effects for wildlife and aquatic life, and now is threatening to go beyond the Gulf. Midmorning looks at the impact of the spill.9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Larry McKinney: executive director of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.
    George Maul: oceanographer at the Florida Institute of Technology.
    Dennis Takahashi-Kelso: executive director of the Ocean Conservancy. He was the Alaska Commissioner of Environmental Conservation at the time of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
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  • Tim O'BrienAuthor Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien pursues a truth in his fiction that is only somewhat based on what he experienced as a soldier in Vietnam. But the resonance of his work, particularly "The Things They Carried" has convinced people that the characters in his stories are drawn more precisely from life.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Tim O'Brien: on the 20th anniversary of "The Things They Carried."
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  • Kudos for the book trailer
    Publishers use book trailers on the Internet in the same way as the film industry uses movie trailers to try to generate interest and sales. Now the book trailer has its own awards ceremony.10:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Dennis Johnson: publisher, Melville House. Melville House is sponsoring the first Moby Awards which recognizes the best and worst book trailers.
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