Caroline Kennedy the daughter of former President John F. Kennedy was tight-lipped about reports that she’ll be the next ambassador of Japan.
Senator Claire McCaskill is using the Rush Limbaugh controversy to raise campaign money.
Charlie talks with Fairview Hgts.,IL, Police Detective Tim Miller about a Red Lobster video that went viral showing patrons beating up a waitress over poor service; and with the Washington Post’s David Fallis about earmark money going to Highway 141, 1/2 mile from property owned by Cong. Todd Akin; and with U.S. Cong. Todd Akin who explains the situation; and with UMSL’s Dr. Martin Rochester about plagarism, a growing epidemic on campus.
Charlie talks with Washington Post Columnist E. J. Dionne…with STL Post-Dispatch Writer Nancy Cambria about child day care licensing…and with Executive Bill Gunderson about Pres. Obama’s choices for the Jobs Commission.
David Sanborn, legendary jazz saxophonist…Prof. Steve Fazzari on the debt limit agreement…Paula Gianino of Planned Parenthood and Nancy Valko, R.N. with Mo. Nurses for Life, on health insurance plans covering birth control, without co-pays…the Washington Post’s Greg Jaffe on how new debt limit will affect military spending.
Charlie talks with Baseball Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken, Jr.; with the STL Science Ctr.’s David Ritchie about why today is the longest day of the year; with two rock violinists in STL for a benefit performance at the Sheldon; and with the Washington Post’s Peter Whoriskey about how the rich are getting richer.
Missouri Congressman Todd Akin joins Mark to officially announce his candidacy for the 2012 U.S. Senate race.