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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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  • The meaning of midterm elections
    After his party received a drubbing in 1982, Ronald Reagan went on to a landslide victory in 1984. Bill Clinton shifted to the center after the disastrous 1994 midterms and became a popular two-term president. Midmorning looks at the lessons past presidents have learned from midterm elections.9:06 a.m.
    Ron Elving: Senior Washington editor for NPR.
    Russell Riley: Associate professor of history at the University of Virginia and chair of the Miller Center's Presidential Oral History program.
    William Doyle: Author of "Inside the Oval Office: The White House Tapes from FDR to Clinton."
  • How music can affect perception
    This political season, candidates' ads have used music to frighten, inspire, and motivate voters to get out to the polls. Music can do a lot more to communicate a message in TV, films, and other multimedia. Midmorning's experts explain how.10:06 a.m.
    Joel Dodson: Director of broadcast production at Olson, a Minneapolis advertising agency.
    Scott Lipscomb: Professor of music education in the University of Minnesota's School of Music. He studies the role of music in multimedia.

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