- Who's number 2?
The media and Democratic party supporters are eagerly anticipating Barack Obama's vice presidential pick. Midmorning looks at the options, and what kind of message Obama's selection will send.9:06 a.m.
Julian Zelizer: Professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.
Michael Hagen: Associate professor of political science, Temple University.
- Fight for the big cats
A renowned animal conservationist explains why dictators are more committed to saving endangered species than are leaders from democratic societies.10:06 a.m.
Alan Rabinowitz: President and CEO of Panthera Foundation, and founder of the Hukawng Valley Tiger Reserve in northern Burma. His latest book is "Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed."
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