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

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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  • Illegal immigration slows, but the debate rages on
    Illegal border crossings between Mexico and the U.S. are at their lowest levels since the 1970s. What policies and conditions have stemmed the tide of illegal border crossings? How is the change affecting towns along the fence? And why aren't any U.S. politicians claiming victory?9:06 a.m.
    Damien Cave: Foreign correspondent for The New York Times, based in Mexico City. He covers Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
    J. David Woodard: Professor of Political Science at Clemson University and Republican consultant.
    Dan Gerstein: Former aid and speech writer for Democratic Sen. Joseph Leiberman, now founding principal at the strategic communications firm Dan Gerstein Consulting.
  • The meaning of heroism
    In his new book, author and war hero Karl Marlantes writes about combat, what we can learn from it, and what society needs to understand about it. He joins Midmorning to discuss "What It Is Like to Go to War."10:06 a.m.
    Karl Marlantes: author, decorated Marine and a veteran of Vietnam. He wrote "Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War," and his latest book is "What It Is Like to Go to War."

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