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

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Monday, July 4, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Summer home repair
    It may be a holiday, but that doesn't mean you can't work on those home projects you've been putting off. Midmorning's home repair experts are in studio to answer your questions.9:06 a.m.
    John Trostle: FHA-certified home inspector.
    Samantha Strong: Licensed general contractor, designer, and certified eco-broker. Her company is called Metamorphosis.
  • A nation of dreamers
    Historian H.W. Brands writes in his book "American Dreams" that the act of dreaming has been encoded in Americans' DNA from the very beginning. He joins Midmorning to discuss how that dream has changed over the past 65 years.10:06 a.m.
    H.W. Brands: Professor of history at the University of Texas and author of "American Dreams." His previous books include "Traitor to His Class" and "the Money Men."
  • A secret history of pseudonyms
    In our "look at me" era, privacy now seems to be a thing of the past. Yet as Carmela Ciuraru's new book reminds us, this wasn't always the case. She explores the fascinating stories of more than a dozen authorial impostors across centuries and cultures.10:45 a.m.
    Carmela Ciuraru: Author and journalist. Her anthologies include "First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and Inspired Them" and "Solitude Poems." Her latest is "Nom de Plume: A (secret) History of Pseudonyms."

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