Here’s the MPR News programming plan for Friday, March 1, on the radio and on the stream. Missed a live show? Follow the links below to find our show archives and podcast feeds. And for daily news updates straight to your inbox every weekday morning, sign up for the MPR News a.m. newsletter.
9 a.m. — MPR News with Angela Davis
The News Roundup – Domestic
On 1A’s Friday News Roundup this week: Joe Biden and his likely presidential rival battle it out on the border. In Washington, the Supreme Court says it will weigh in on Trump’s immunity claim. And one so called “star witness” undercuts the case to disqualify Fulton County’s DA in Georgia.
10 a.m. — 1A with Jenn White
The News Roundup – International
Jenn White talks to gun owners about how recent court decisions - and new laws are changing the way they think about their responsibility to secure their guns.
11 a.m. — MPR News with Kerri Miller
A Prescription to Modernize Public Health
The pandemic was a crucible for public health. What are the key takeaways? Epidemiologist Dr. Sandro Galea offers his diagnosis and a prescription for public health going forward in his new book, “Within Reason: A Liberal Public Health for an Illiberal Time.”
Noon — Politics Friday
Coming up Friday at noon, MPR News host Brian Bakst talks with Republican Party Chair David Hann and DFL Chair Ken Martin about this year’s election. The party chairs will break down this week’s precinct caucuses and highlight next week’s Super Tuesday presidential primary.
1 p.m. – Science Friday
In Florida, vaccine rates are going down…and measles cases are going up. Two pediatricians unpack why this preventable disease is so scary…and analyze the driving forces behind this outbreak and their threats to public health.