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Midday on Washington campaign finance

Mar 14, 1997

Midday discussion about questionable campaign fundraising in Washington.  Guests are Minnesota Public Radio political commentators Bob Meek and Tom Horner.

Midday on cloning

Mar 18, 1997

Midday examines cloning with guests Susan Wolf, assistant professor of Law and Medicine at the University of Minnesota Law School and faculty associate at the University's Center for Bio-medical Ethics, and Thomas Bouchard, University of Minnesota psychology professor.  Listeners call in with que

Midday on basic skills testing results

Mar 21, 1997

Midday discusses the results of the basic skills tests given to Minnesota eighth-graders.

Midday previews the Oscars

Mar 24, 1997

Midday  focuses on the Academy Award nominees for this year with Minnesota Public Radio producer and film expert Stephanie Curtis, the "Movie Maven".

University of Minnesota athletics on Midday

Mar 25, 1997

Midday discusses intercollegiate athletics and Gopher teams with guest Mark Dienhart, University of Minnesota Men's Athletic Director. Listeners call in with questions.

Midday on the economy

Mar 26, 1997

Midday discusses the U. S. economy with author and well-known economist Lester Thurow, a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He's out with a new book called "The Future of Capitalism."  Listeners call in with questions.

Midday on University of Minnesota Gopher sports

Mar 31, 1997

Midday discusses basketball and baseball with Minnesota Public Radio's sports commentator Howard Sinker and reporter Bill Wareham. The focus is on on the Gophers' season, and the upcoming season for the Minnesota Twins, which begins Tuesday.

Midday discussion of issues before the Legislature

Apr 2, 1997

Midday discussion with two state legislative leaders to talk about issues facing lawmakers halfway through the session. Guests are Speaker of the House Phil Carruthers and Senate Minority Leader Dean Johnson.  Listeners call in with questions.

Eugene McCarthy on Midday

Apr 11, 1997

Midday talks  with former Senator Eugene McCarthy, who's in town to read from his new publication, "Selected Poems."  Listeners call in with questions.

Midday discusses education

Apr 17, 1997

Midday focuses on education with guests State Senator Larry Pogemiller and Sandra Peterson, President of the Minnesota Federation of Teachers.  Listeners call in with questions. 

Midday discusses health care

Apr 24, 1997

Midday looks at health care, with guests David Thorson and  Jan Malcolm.  Listeners call in with questions.

Midday on President's Summit on America's Future

Apr 29, 1997

Midday looks at the President's Summit on America's Future, which calls upon volunteers. Guest is  Jim Kielsmaier, president of the National Youth Leadership Council which is based in the Twin Cities. Kielsmaier is in Philadelphia for the summit.   Listeners call in with questions.