The atrium of the Kling Media Center.
Tuesday March 6, 2018
(Subject to change as events dictate)
Until 9 a.m. – Morning Edition
The Florida gun law vote; Babies and recession; the Trump hotel battle in Panama.
9 a.m. – MPR News with Kerri Miller
Second Amendment and gun ownership rights are one of the most fiercely debated issues of our day. So how did we get here?
Guest: Adam Winkler, UCLA law professor.
10 a.m.- 1A with Joshua Johnson
Public schools in West Virginia have been closed for more than a week due to a teachers’ strike that’s caused classes to be canceled. State legislators and teachers have failed to come to a deal over demands for better pay and benefits. We talk to one of the 277,000 students affected by this strike about how they’re dealing with the time away from school and how they want to see this conflict resolved.
Guest: Cora Dunlap, high school student, Capital High School in Charleston, WV.
10:20 a.m. – Fifty years ago, after widespread riots across the country, President Johnson convened the Kerner Commission. It addressed the dangers of a separate and unequal nation; its findings were controversial & consequential. But how much since then has really changed? What does Kerner tell us about America today?
11 a.m. – MPR News with Tom Weber (Mike Mulcahy hosts)
The Minnesota Department of Health last week released a study that found four in 10 people with difficult-to-control pain of moderate and high levels reported medical cannabis provided significant relief. What are we learning about medical marijuana?
Guest: Dr. Tom Arneson, Research manager for Minnesota’s Office of Medical Cannabis.
11:20 a.m. – What steel tariffs mean for Minnesota? President Trump has promised to impose steel tariffs to protect U.S. steel manufacturers. But at what cost to other parts