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

Subscribe to Podcast
Thursday, August 25, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The changing presidential campaign
    The 2012 presidential election is 15 months away, and campaign coverage is pervasive in the media. We know about Obama's summer reading list and can look at pictures of Bachmann eating a corn dog. Has the level of scrutiny changed? What can we expect from the presidential campaigns in the coming months?9:06 a.m.
    Gil Troy: Professor of History at McGill University in Montreal, and a Visiting Scholar affiliated with the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington. His latest book, "The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction."
    Karen Tumulty: National political correspondent for The Washington Post. She joined the Post in 2010 from TIME Magazine, where she had held the same title.
  • Will Apple continue to dominate without Steve Jobs?
    Steve Jobs' announcement that "the day has come" for him to step down as Apple's CEO is rocking the tech world. What impact will his decision have on the future of Apple and the innovations that have shaped the communications revolution?9:40 a.m.
    Leander Khaney: Publisher of The Cult of Mac and author of "Inside Steve's Brain."
    Rakesh Khurana: Professor of leadership development at Harvard Business School. He is the author of "Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs."
  • Global Attitudes Towards Islamic Immigrants
    After the spring attacks in Norway and in anticipation of the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in NYC, we're looking at attitudes around the world toward Islamic immigrants. What are the dominant views of Muslims and how they are they shaped?10:06 a.m.
    Robert Steinback: Researcher at the Southern Poverty Law Center and Author of it's recent report "Jihad on Islam."
    Brian Grim: Senior Researcher at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.
    Reza Aslan: Writer and religious scholar. An updated version of his book "No god but God" is now out in paperback.

Program Archive


You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR

Midmorning Podcast

Download each day's Midmorning to your computer or portable MP3 player. Each hour addresses a different topic. To receive both hours every day, you need to subscribe to both hour one and hour two.

Subscribe directly with iTunes:

Hour 1: Itunes link to podcast

Hour 2: Itunes link to podcast

You can also copy and paste these URLs into your podcast software:

Hour 1:

Hour 2:

August 2011
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

MPR News

Listen Now

Other Radio Streams from MPR

Classical MPR
Radio Heartland

Suggestion Box

Your ideas can help shape Midmorning.

Of Note

  • What Kerri's Reading
    Check out what Kerri's reading, see her upcoming conversations or listen to past episodes.
  • Midmorning Recommends
    Looking for a good book? See the books in Midmorning's Recommended Reading list.