- Saving our rivers
From water shortage to development and pollution, our rivers are facing more complex challenges. Midmorning speaks with two river preservationists who have different approaches for saving our rivers.9:06 a.m.
Chad Pregracke: Founder of Living Lands & Waters, an environmental group devoted to caring for the Mississippi river. His new book is called "From the Bottom Up."
Andrew Fahlund: Vice president for conservation from American Rivers.
- Midmorning Book Club: 'All Quiet on the Western Front'
After World War I, weariness and the deaths of so many young men inspired a classic, published in 1929. The novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front," and the 1930 movie version convinced many people in Germany and around the world that World War I should be the last war.10:06 a.m.
Gerhard Weiss: Emeritus professor of German at the University of Minnesota.
Eric Weitz: Chair of the history department at the University of Minnesota and scholar of German history. His latest book is "Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy."
Ingrid Geerken: Psychotherapist and English professor at Oberlin College.
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