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

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Author goes inside the Obama campaign
    Journalist Richard Wolffe was given extraordinary access to Barack Obama's presidential campaign. His new book chronicles Obama's evolution as a candidate and the moments that shaped his campaign.9:06 a.m.
    Richard Wolffe: Political analyst for MSNBC and author of "Renegade: The Making of a President."
  • Politics of language
    A turn of a phrase tells a lot about where you stand on a political issue. There's pro-life and anti-abortion, for example. But journalists find themselves caught when trying to describe what certain groups stand for when they use the politicized lingo.10:06 a.m.
    Alicia Shepard: NPR ombudsman.
    Karlyn Kohrs Campbell: Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Minnesota. She is co-author of "Presidents Creating the Presidency: Deeds Done in Words" (2008).
  • To the moon
    A mission to the moon will investigate the hidden areas of the moon, and perhaps lay the groundwork for another astronaut visit in 2020.10:45 a.m.
    Ken Croswell: Astronomer and author of many books on space. His most recent book is "Ten Worlds: Everything That Orbits the Sun."

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