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

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The real threat of 'Contagion'
    The new Steven Soderbergh thriller 'Contagion' is centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the Center for Disease Control to deal with the outbreak. How real is the threat of contagion?9:06 a.m.
    Dr. W. Ian Lipkin: directs the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. He worked closely with director Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Scott Z. Burns on the film Contagion.
    Dr. Douglas Hamilton: director of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • BWCA Fire: The Latest
    Fire continues to spread in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We get an update from this morning's official briefing.9:45 a.m.
    Dan Kraker: Minnesota Public Radio Reporter
  • The cult of the uniform
    In a recent op-ed, William Deresiewicz arguest that no symbol is more sacred in American life right now than the military uniform. What are the implications of America's 'cult of the uniform'?10:06 a.m.
    William Deresiewicz: writes about books, higher education, culture, and politics. His latest book is A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter.
    Jerry Lembcke: professor of sociology at Holy Cross College and the author of The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Vietnam.

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