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Diane Rehm: On My Mind

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Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Twitter:

@drshow

Language:

English

Contact:

(202) 885-1200


Episodes

The Hidden Language Of Trees

6/22/2021
Diane talks with pioneering forest ecologist Suzanne Simard about her new memoir, "Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest.”

Duration:00:52:52

Biden’s Trip Abroad And Foreign Policy Challenges Ahead

6/18/2021
Political commentator David Rothkopf on Biden's first trip overseas and why he says America's biggest foreign policy challenge is our own polarized politics.

Duration:00:48:15

Rethinking The Alamo

6/15/2021
Authors Bryan Burrough and Chris Tomlinson on why we need to remember the Alamo - but not in the way that most Americans are taught. Their new book is “Forget the Alamo: the Rise and Fall of an American Myth."

Duration:00:52:31

Biden’s Hopes For An Ambitious Agenda Begin To Fade

6/11/2021
Diane talks with Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker where she writes the "Letter from Biden's Washington" column.

Duration:00:32:43

The Battle Over Voting Rights Heats Up

6/4/2021
Diane talks with Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Duration:00:31:43

The 100-Year Anniversary Of The Tulsa Race Massacre

6/1/2021
Diane talks with Caleb Gayle, author of the New York Times Magazine cover story, “100 Years After The Tulsa Massacre, What Does Justice Look Like?”

Duration:00:42:41

How The Secret Service Came To Protect The President – And Whether They Still Can

5/28/2021
Diane talks with Carol Leonnig, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post investigative reporter and author of "Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service."

Duration:00:47:33

Hope Fades For January 6th Commission

5/25/2021
Diane asks Ryan Goodman, Founding co-editor-in-chief of Just Security and professor at New York University School of Law.

Duration:00:36:19

Could This Be The End Of Roe v. Wade?

5/21/2021
Diane talks with Mary Ziegler, Professor of law at Florida State University and author of “Abortion in America: A Legal History, Roe v. Wade to the Present.”

Duration:00:34:29

Understanding The Eruption Of Violence Between Israel and Palestine

5/18/2021
Diane talks with Aaron David Miller, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and author of "The End of Greatness: Why America Can't Have (and Doesn't Want) Another Great President."

Duration:00:35:56

What The Republican Shake Up In Congress Says About The Party

5/14/2021
Diane talks with Norman Ornstein, emeritus scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, about the removal of Liz Cheney from House GOP leadership and the selection of Elise Stefanik as her replacement.

Duration:00:43:00

The Problem With For-Profit Colleges And What Policy Makers Should Do About It

5/11/2021
Diane talks with David Whitman, author of the new book “The Profits of Failure: For-Profit Colleges and the Closing of the Conservative Mind."

Duration:00:40:02

From the Archives: A Conversation With Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

5/7/2021
In October 2010, Justice Breyer was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show. He discussed how the nation's highest court can maintain the public's confidence, his perspective on the Constitution as a living document, and his pragmatic approach to deciding cases.

Duration:00:45:59

Ann Patchett On Writing During The Pandemic And Her 2019 Novel “The Dutch House”

5/4/2021
As part of Diane's remote author interview series, she had the chance to speak with Ann Patchett in January over video Zoom as a live audience watched. Here's that conversation.

Duration:00:49:27

Can The U.S. Take The Lead On Climate Change?

4/27/2021
President Biden has promised to slash the country's greenhouse gas emissions. Vox's Umair Irfan explains the details of the administration's plan -- and what it will take to hit these new targets.

Duration:00:30:28

Philadelphia’s District Attorney On Criminal Justice Reform

4/23/2021
Diane talks with Larry Krasner, Philadelphia's district attorney, and author of the new book, "For the People: A Story of Justice and Power." He is also the subject of the new PBS Independent Lens documentary "Philly D.A."

Duration:00:30:41

The Political Power Of Nancy Pelosi

4/20/2021
Diane talks with Susan Page, USA Washington Bureau Chief, about her new biography, "Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power."

Duration:00:49:29

From The Archives: Congressman John Lewis On His Graphic Novel Trilogy, “March”

4/16/2021
We listen back to the two conversations Diane had with Congressman John Lewis in 2015 and 2016 about his graphic novel trilogy, "March." Lewis died on July 17, 2020.

Duration:00:47:27