- Color, culture and the race for the White House
A recent Associated Press poll suggests that racial prejudice could cost Obama as much as 6 percentage points of support. Midmorning asks what role race will play in this presidential election.9:06 a.m.
Robert Jensen: Journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is author of "The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege."
Ta-Nehisi Coates: writes for Atlantic Monthly. He is author of "The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood."
- The Rosenbergs, revisited
The younger son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg came face to face with an uncomfortable revelation recently: that his father was guilty of spying for the Soviet Union. Both Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed for conspiracy to pass atomic secrets to the Soviets in 1953. And for most of his life Robert Meeropol believed his parents were not spies.10:06 a.m.
Robert Meeropol: one of the sons of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. He's the author of "We Are Your Sons: The Legacy of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg," with his brother Michael, and "An Execution in the Family: One Son's Journey."
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