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


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Tuesday, August 8, 2006

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  • O'Hare AirportAir traffic controllers' contract in dispute
    Twenty-five years ago this August, Ronald Reagan fired 12,000 members of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization who went on strike after unsuccessful contract negotiations. The Federal Aviation Administration and air traffic controllers once again can't agree on a new contract. We'll look at the current labor dispute and the 1981 strike that changed labor relations in America.9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    John Hansman: Professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT where he is head of the Humans and Automation Division . He is also director of the International Center for Air Transportation.
    Joseph McCartin: Associate professor of history at Georgetown University. He's also working on a book about the 1981 strike by more than 12,000 members of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization.
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  • New Orleans leveesThe mountains beneath us
    After Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, our focus on the geology of the area sharpened. Midmorning takes a closer look at areas where the Earth's crust is sinking, and how they are connected to human settlement and the kind of flooding we saw along the Gulf Coast.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Chris Paola: Professor of geology and geophysics at the University of Minnesota, and director of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics.
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