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Monday, September 12, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The legal fight against terror in a post-9/11 world
    Ever since it was discovered that 9/11 plotter Zacarias Moussaoui had sought lessons at a flight school in Eagan prior to the attack, Minnesota has been an active spot in the war on terror. Two significant players in the legal fight against terror join Midmorning to discuss the challenges, successes and failures.9:06 a.m.
    John Tunheim: U.S. District Judge for the District of Minnesota.
    Thomas Heffelfinger: Former U.S. Attorney for the State of Minnesota from 1991-1993 and 2001-2006.
  • The 9/11 scholarship fund
    Midmorning looks at the one of the first charities set up in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks.9:45 a.m.
    Lauren Segal: President and CEO of Scholarship America, which manages the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund.
  • The unexpected education of two society girls in the West
    In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, close friends from childhood and graduates of Smith College, left home in Auburn, New York, for the wilds of northwestern Colorado. Woodruff's granddaughter, Dorothy Wickenden, tells the story of these two pioneers.10:06 a.m.
    Dorothy Wickenden: executive editor of The New Yorker and author. Her latest book is Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West.
  • The battle over the jobs bill begins
    President Barack Obama sends his jobs bill to Congress today, and the Democratic National Committee begins running ads to urge the bill's passage. But will congressional Republicans be swayed?10:45 a.m.
    Reid Wilson: Editor-in-chief of National Journal Hotline.

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