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Flyover: Can America bridge its racial divide?

This week on Flyover, we discuss how we can have meaningful conversations about one of the nation's most polarizing issues: race.

Duration: 00:52:01

Friday Roundtable: What does the city of the future look like?

Host Kerri Miller spoke to several people in charge of dreaming up the future of cities and suburbs.

Duration: 00:46:48

Mental health and MN's criminal justice system

MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke to health care reporter Mark Zdechlik, and Mark Anderson, executive director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation, to learn more about the mental health care provided in Minnesota's criminal justice system.

Duration: 00:16:25

Why does Russia's denial of meddling matter?

U.S. Intelligence agencies decisively concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 election and President Trump's statements on Russia's involvement haven't been so clear. A Russia expert and an intelligence expert joined the show for a conversation about what this means for America's future.

Duration: 00:48:21

Roy Moore and Alabama voters

What might the Roy Moore scandal mean to Alabama voters? MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Eric Velasco, an Alabama journalist whose article, "Why Alabamans are Defending Roy Moore," was just published in Politico.

Duration: 00:16:58

The Political Junkie on Roy Moore and the GOP tax plans

Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joined host Kerri for their weekly discussion about the latest political news.

Duration: 00:19:59

New treatments for people experiencing PTSD

The University of Minnesota is researching resilience and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Brian Engdahl, professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, shared what they've found.

Duration: 00:28:06

Flyover: How do military veterans fit into American identity?

Support for our troops is a common refrain during campaign season and after a national crisis. But how often do Americans think about vets on the days in between? This week on Flyover, as we reflect on Veteran's Day weekend, we're talking about where veterans fit into America's national identity. This week's guests were WUNC military reporter Jay Price and Melissa Bryant, a former Army captain and Iraq veteran who's currently the director of political and intergovernmental affairs for Iraq...

Duration: 00:52:00

Friday Roundtable: What does party loyalty mean today?

One year after the Presidential election both Republicans and Democrats are still facing an identity crisis within their own parties. As the Democrats search for their next leader--Republicans like Jeff Flake--are quarreling with theirs. Three guests joined MPR Host Kerri Miller in studio to take on big questions about what party loyalty means in 2017.

Duration: 00:50:40

Are hospitals making us sicker?

How do infections spread in our healthcare facilities, and what can patients do to protect themselves? MPR News host Kerri Miller is joined by Dr. Dimitri Drekonja and Dr. Arjun Srinivasan.

Duration: 00:48:10

The health care industry and America's opioid crisis

A new report from public health leaders recommends urgent action on this crisis. How will the President's declaration affect America's health care workers on the front line of this crisis? Pat Gleason of Prime Therapeutics and Andrew Kolody of Barndeis University discussed.

Duration: 00:48:36

The beautiful, bizarre world of jellyfish

Science writer Juli Berwald has spent long hours contemplating a mysterious, ethereal organism: the jellyfish. She joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to discuss what scientists are just beginning to uncover about jellyfish.

Duration: 00:30:02

What's the connection between mental health and gun violence?

In response to Sunday's mass shooting at a Texas church, President Trump said the shooting was not "a guns situation," but rather, a problem of mental health. What's the connection between mental health and gun violence?

Duration: 00:18:32

How the energy market influences American politics

Meghan O'Sullivan, author "Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power" joined guest host Chris Farrell for a conversation about how developments in the energy market could shape America's geopolitical future.

Duration: 00:33:49

Political junkie on taxes, guns and the Mueller investigation

Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joined guest host Chris Farrell to talk about the whirlwind week in political news.

Duration: 00:15:06

Flyover: How do immigrants fit into the 'American Dream?'

President Trump's stance on immigration is one of the messages that appealed to many voters in last year's presidential election. But one year out from the election there's a lot we still don't know about his platform: Will there be a wall along our border with Mexico? Are Trump's immigration bans legal? This week on Flyover, we're asking if America's immigration system is one of our greatest strengths weaknesses. This week's guests were Michel Marizco, Frontera's Desk senior editor at KJZZ;...

Duration: 00:51:49

Reading beyond walls: Titles to stretch your mind

Writer Gene Luen Yang tours the country encouraging kids to read beyond their comfort zones -- but adults can try that, too. Here are a few titles to get started.

Duration: 00:52:14

The secret sauce behind the best teams isn't what you think

What do the world's greatest sports teams have in common? The Wall Street Journal's founding sports editor, Sam Walker, wanted to find out, so he did some digging. He joined MPR Senior Producer Steph Curtis for a conversation about the key role of "The Captain Class."

Duration: 00:36:44

Would a merit-based visa system make the U.S. safer?

After an attack in New York earlier this week, President Trump tweeted that they are working on an immigration system based on merit. Guest host Stephanie Curtis asked Stephen Legomsky, formerly of the Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security, if that would make America safer.

Duration: 00:12:18

Mueller probe 101

Robert Mueller is leading the Justice Department's investigation into whether anyone close to President Trump's campaign worked with Russia during last year's election. Two former aides were charged on Monday and a third pleaded guilty. What happens next? The Atlantic's David Graham answered that question for guest host Euan Kerr.

Duration: 00:12:37

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