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

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The next generation of terror?
    The case of the four men arrested last week in New York on terrorism charges is raising questions about terror cells in America, and about law enforcement's approach to counterterrorism. Midmorning also looks at the state of al Qaeda.9:06 a.m.
    William Snyder: Visiting assistant professor of law at Syracuse University. He's a former federal prosecutor and served on the joint terrorism task force for western Pennsylvania.
    Matthew Leavitt: Director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
    Fawaz Gerges: Holds the Christian A. Johnson Chair in International Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies at Sarah Lawrence College. He is the author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy."
  • Living in a digital space
    The wave of digitization is coming as compact discs are tossed out in exchange for iPods, and the Kindle promises to make books obsolete. Midmorning asks what is the role of hard media in our lives, and what will we lose by moving from analog to digital format in our living spaces?10:06 a.m.
    Paul Saffo: Technology forecaster and futurist. He teaches at Stanford and is a visiting scholar in the Stanford Media X research network.
    Merlin Mann: Writer and creator of 43folders.com, a Web site about finding the time and attention to do your best creative work.
    Tom Fisher: Dean of the college of design at the University of Minnesota.
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