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 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.
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 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 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