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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Twin Cities mayors discuss the shutdown
    The state government shutdown may be nearing an end, but the proposed budget is likely to contain cuts in aid to cities. Mayors R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis and Chris Coleman of St. Paul join Midmorning to discuss what could mean for their cities, and share their thoughts on the shutdown.9:06 a.m.
    RT Rybak: Mayor of Minneapolis.
    Chris Coleman: Mayor of St. Paul.
  • The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970
    In his latest book, David Browne tells the story of 1970's four most iconic albums, setting the life and times of each artist against the chaotic cultural backdrop of the day. Browne joins NPR's Ann Powers to discuss how the 60's ended and the 70's began.10:06 a.m.
    David Browne: Contributing editor to Rolling Stone. His articles and reviews have appeared in a wide range of publications, including Rolling Stone, the New York Times, New York Magazine, Blender. Spin, Sports Illustrated, Wired. Fire and Rain is his latest book.
    Ann Powers: Host of NPR's The Record, former chief pop critic of the Los Angeles Times. She is also the editor of this 2010's Best Music Writing collection.

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