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

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The literature of 9/11
    In the ten years since the September 11 attacks, pages have been devoted to describing the events and the effects of that day. Midmorning looks at how literature has been shaped by 9/11, and also how it has shaped our understanding of the event.9:06 a.m.
    John Freeman: Editor of Granta Magazine and former president of the National Book Critics Circle.
    Jess Walter: Novelist. His book "The Zero" was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award.
  • Cartoonists remember 9/11
    On Sunday, the comic section in newspapers across the country will feature strips honoring the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Midmorning speaks with a longtime cartoonist about how he's paying homage to the event and those who died.9:45 a.m.
    Jim Borgman: Co-creator of the comic strip "Zits" and former political cartoonist for the Cincinnati Enquirer.
  • Ed Asner as FDR
    Ed Asner is in MPR studios before he takes the stage. The seven-time Emmy Award winner is portraying Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a play about the events and decisions that shaped the nation.10:06 a.m.
    Ed Asner: Actor

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