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 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 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 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 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.