October 30, 2009 - MPR’s Michael Barone reflects on the musical importance of local organist and composer Paul Otto Manz, who passed away on Ocotober 28th, 2009. Manz’s organ arrangements and hymn improvisations are favorites among choir directors, organists and churchgoers.
July 29, 1998 - Michael Barone, senior staff editor at Reader’s Digest, speaking at the Center of the American Experiment's Distinguished Fellows Program. Barone’s address was titled "Cultural Politics and Media Fevers: Are They Causing Good People to Shun Public Office?" Following speech, Barone answers audience questions.
October 24, 1991 - MPR’s Mark Zdechlik interviews a number of Minnesotans who are NOT watching the 1991 World Series between the Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves…or even care about it. That includes MPR’s own Michael Barone!
July 16, 1972 - MPR Classical Host Michael Barone interviews Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, music director of the Minnesota Orchestra. They discuss various composers, classical pieces, and Skrowaczewski’s own compositions.