Here’s what you can hear on the radio for Tuesday, Dec. 3.
9 a.m. — MPR News with Kerri Miller
Peter Asher has his own, storied credentials: He’s a Grammy Award-winning producer for artists like James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt, half of the singing duo of Peter & Gordon. But it was his weekly SiriusXM radio show about the Beatles that inspired him to write a book about the Fab Four. Until then, he had resisted calls for a Beatles-related tome. "It seems like everyone Beatles-related has written a book," he said. But fans loved his show, where he shared Beatles stories and memories.
Tuesday, Asher will join Kerri Miller to talk about the aspect of the Beatles that seems to pique everyone's interest. What made their music so great? As the Beatles influenced a generation, who influenced them? And who might be the Beatles of today?
10 a.m. — 1A with Joshua Johnson
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) created a fake university in Michigan to attracting immigrants whose student visas were obtained illegally. This plan led to the arrests of some 250 students who enrolled at the "University of Farmington" in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Journalists and lawmakers are asking many questions in the wake of the story breaking. Where did this money go? What will happen to these students? How common is this practice? Is this how we want Homeland Security to handle immigration?
11 a.m. — MPR News with Angela Davis
It’s our anniversary. One year ago today, Angela Davis made her debut as the host of the 11 a.m. show. Today, we’ll reflect back on a year of conversations. We’ll play some highlights from our most memorable shows. And we’ll pull back the curtain a bit, to give listeners a sense of what it takes to produce and host a live, daily talk show about Minnesota.
MPR News Program Director Stephanie Curtis will take the host seat – and Angela Davis will be in the hot seat, answering rather than asking the questions this hour.
Noon — MPR News Presents
A new documentary from the Humankind series at WGBH/Boston. It's called "Health Care With Kindness." Part 1 offers examples from Reno, Nevada, and Part 2 from the Twin Cities.
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