June 9, 1998 - Midday presents a Mainstreet Radio special broadcast on what's being called the "New Midwestern Farm Crisis." The program contains reports on farming issues, including insurance, scab plant disease, government programs, global markets, and Freedom to Farm Act.
September 19, 1983 - Walter Mondale, presidential candidate and former U.S. vice president, speech at annual Minnesota AFL-CIO meeting. Mondale speaks on free trade, strong unions, and his criticism of President Reagan’s economic policy. Minnesota AFL-CIO President David Roe introduces Mondale.
September 3, 1983 - MPR’s Dan Olson interviews Dave Roe, President of the Minnesota AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations). Roe discusses recent developments in organized labor and answers listener questions. Program begins with commentary from Roe on shooting down of commercial South Korean airliner by Soviet Union days earlier.
February 6, 1976 - "Give Hubert Hell" - A roast for Hubert Humphrey from the Minnesota Press Club.
September 26, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews David Roe, president of the Minnesota AFL-CIO, about politics, elections, and convention.