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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The Rove legacy
    Considered the political mastermind of the Bush presidency, Karl Rove is a man with many admirers and even more critics. Midmorning looks at the successes, and the failures, of the man known as "Bush's Brain" before he resigns at the end of the month.9:06 a.m.
    William Doyle: writer and expert on U.S. Presidential history. He is the author of "Inside the Oval Office: the White House Tapes from FDR to Clinton." He joins us by phone from New York City.
    Larry Jacobs: professor of political science at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.
    John Nichols: writes for The Nation and the political blog, The Online Beat. He is also the editor of the Capitol Times in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • The role of public memorials
    As the Minnesota Department of Transportation moves ahead with rebuilding the I-35W bridge, some are asking about making a place for a memorial at the site of the collapse. Midmorning discusses the challenge of creating a public memorial and commemorating victims meaningfully.10:06 a.m.
    Tom Fisher: Dean of the School of Design at the University of Minnesota.
    James Young: Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Chair of the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies. He is author of "At Memory's Edge: After-images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture."

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