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

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The generation gap and the 2012 election
    A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds widening gaps in how different generations view politics. Older voters are more conservative, while younger voters tend to be more liberal. We look at how these trends will play out in the 2012 election.9:06 a.m.
    Alan Abramowitz: professor of political science at Emory University. He is the author of "The Disappearing Center." He joins us by phone from Atlanta, Ga.
    Carroll Doherty: associate editorial director. He is principally responsible for writing and editing the center's reports, as well as playing a central role in guiding the overall direction of the center's research.
  • What next for Occupy Wall Street?
    As winter moves in, the Occupy Wall Street movement faces the question of how it can maintain it's presence both in physical spaces and in the public eye. Does the movement need to move into mainstream politics to have more of an impact?9:45 a.m.
    Maurice Isserman: Professor of history at Hamilton College.
  • Ray Davies rebooted
    Ray Davies has written some of the most memorable songs in the rock 'n' roll canon. On his new album, Davies opens up a few of these songs to reinterpretation with the help of Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne and a host of others. He joins Midmorning to discuss his music, his career and why he felt it was time to revisit some of his greatest hits.10:06 a.m.
    Ray Davies: Singer-songwriter and longtime leader of The Kinks. His new album is "See My Friends."

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