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

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • For feminist Gloria Steinem, the fight continues
    Gloria Steinem's activism on behalf of the rights of women hasn't wavered for more than 40 years. She talks about the battles won and what still needs to change for women to this day.9:06 a.m.
    Gloria Steinem: Feminist activist and author. She co-founded New York magazine and Ms. magazine.
  • A new look at race and poverty
    For decades, academics and social commentators have argued over whether black poverty in America was the result of racism and other external factors, or cultural forces. In a new book, sociologist William Julius Wilson tries to reframe that debate.10:06 a.m.
    William Julius Wilson: Professor of sociology at Harvard University and author of "More Than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City."
    Michael Fauntroy: Assistant professor of public policy at George Mason University.
  • Elections in Iran: What next?
    Midmorning looks at the results of the Iranian elections, and what they might mean for the future of U.S. - Iran relations.10:50 a.m.
    William Beeman: Professor and chair of the anthropology department at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of "The Great Satan vs. The Mad Mullahs: How the United States and Iran Demonize Each Other."

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