Midday discusses welfare reform and jobs. Guests are Bill Brumfield, Director of Training and Employment Assistance for Hennepin County and Ann Sessions, Director of Assistance Payments for the state Department of Human Services, and Mimi Molina of the Minnesota Welfare Rights Coalition.
Midday discusses today's Supreme Court ruling on assisted suicide with guest Dr. Steven Miles, Associate Professor Bioethics at the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics. Listeners call in with questions. Pledge drive segment at start of program.
Midday previews the special session of the Minnesota Legislature with guests Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe and House Minority Leader Steve Sviggum. Listeners call in with questions. Program contains pledge drive segments.
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 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 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.
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 presents a special "Voices of Minnesota" program featuring the accounts of three Minnesotans during the Holocaust of World War Two. Reporter Dan Olson's conversations include the experience of Lucy Smith of St.