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Midday on U.S. Supreme Court

Jun 10, 1997

 Midday examines issues facing the US Supreme Court with guest Suzanna Sherry, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. Listeners call in with questions.

Midday on future of Minneapolis schools

Jun 4, 1997

Midday examines the future of the Minneapolis Public School system with guests Bill Green, Chairman of the Minneapolis School Board and Gary Sudduth, President of the Minneapolis Urban League.  Listeners call in with questions.

Midday on Twin Cities segregation

May 30, 1997

Midday examines the ways segregation is affecting life in the Twin Cities.  Guests are George Latimer, former official with the Department of Housing and Urban Development,  and former St. Paul mayor, and also Vivian Jenkins Nelson, president and CEO of Inter-Race.

Midday on retirement saving

May 22, 1997

Midday discusses saving for retirement with guests Jean Johnson, Senior Vice President for Programs at Public Agenda, a research group in New York, and Minnesota Public Radio's Senior Business and Economics Editor Chris Farrell.  Listeners call in with questions.

Legislative leaders post-session on Midday

May 20, 1997

Midday discussion with the four legislative leaders from the state capitol: Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe, Senate Minority Leader Dean Johnson, House Speaker Phil Carruthers and House Minority Leader Steve Sviggum.  Listeners call in with questions.

Midday on Arne Carlson and education funding bill

May 15, 1997

Midday looks at Governor Arne Carlson's insistence that tax breaks for education expenses, including private school costs, be part of any education funding bill passed by the legislature.

Midday on issues before the Legislature

May 9, 1997

Midday discusses issues facing the state legislature in the final days of the session with Minnesota Public Radio's political commentators Bob Meek and Tom Horner. Listeners call in with questions.


Midday on stadium funding proposals

Apr 30, 1997

Midday focuses on the discussion at the state Legislature about the future of a new baseball stadium for the Minnesota Twins. Guest is MPR reporter Bill Wareham.

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.

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 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. 

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.