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Monday, November 16, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Health care debate moves to Senate
    The U.S. Senate is scheduled to begin debate on its version of the health care reform bill this week. But questions about cost, a public option, and language on abortion could derail Democratic leader Harry Reid's efforts to get the bill passed.9:06 a.m.
    Adriel Bettelheim: White House correspondent for Congressional Quarterly.
    John Fritze: Congressional correspondent for USA Today.
    James Morone: Chairman of the department of political science at Brown University. His most recent book is "The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office from Roosevelt to Bush."
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  • Talking Volumes with Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver's new novel, "The Lacuna," is the story of a man who spends his youth among legendary Mexican figures Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, then grows reclusive in older age. Kingsolver talked with Kerri Miller on Nov. 11 as part of the Talking Volumes regional book club series.10:06 a.m.
    Barbara Kingsolver: Author of "The Lacuna." Her other fiction includes "The Poisonwood Bible" and "The Bean Trees." She also wrote "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle," a nonfiction account of her family's attempt to go one year consuming primarily the things they were able to grow or buy from neighbors.

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