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Diane offers listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times.

Diane offers listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times.
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Diane offers listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times.

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Episodes

Government Shutdown Week Four: Things Get Uglier

1/18/2019
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Government shutdown, week four. Diane talks to longtime political analyst Norm Ornstein, one of the most prolific chroniclers of Washington's descent into partisan dysfunction.

Duration:00:30:24

What Fetal Personhood Laws Mean For Abortion Rights And Beyond

1/15/2019
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Groups who oppose abortion have used fetal personhood laws to chip away at Roe v. Wade. But these laws affect women with wanted pregnancies, as well.

Duration:00:24:57

Government Shutdown Week Three: Why Neither Side Will Budge

1/11/2019
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As we come to the end of the third week of the government shutdown over the border wall, Diane talks to Jonah Goldberg of National Review about how we got here and why it is so hard to move on.

Duration:00:34:10

Why Evangelical Christians Support Trump’s Wall

1/8/2019
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Diane asks Robert P. Jones, author of "The End of White Christian America."

Duration:00:28:56

From The Archives: The Story Of Albert “Racehoss” Sample

1/1/2019
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A rebroadcast of one of Diane’s all-time favorite interviews with Albert “Racehoss” Sample who was abused and abandoned by his mother. He spent 17 years in a brutal Texas prison. His story of survival, redemption and reclaiming his humanity.

Duration:00:52:00

From The Archives: Diane Interviews Her Best Friend, Jane Holmes Dixon

12/25/2018
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Diane Rehm and Jane Holmes Dixon first met more than 40 years ago, when they were both homemakers active in their church. Diane went on to become a nationally syndicated talk radio host and Jane became a bishop in the Episcopal Church. Jane passed away six years ago Christmas Day.

Duration:00:42:32

David Gergen On Chaos In Washington And The Way Forward

12/21/2018
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Longtime political analyst David Gergen looks back on a wild year in Washington … and previews what’s ahead in 2019.

Duration:00:35:47

Seeking Solutions Amid The Bad News Of Climate Change

12/18/2018
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What are the most effective approaches to address global warming? One organization counts the ways.

Duration:00:24:58

From The Archives: Elena Ferrante’s Novel “My Brilliant Friend”

12/14/2018
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HBO recently adapted the first book in the four-part series for the small screen.

Duration:00:32:27

Facebook’s Very Bad Year, And Why It Matters

12/11/2018
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Concerns over user privacy, the continued spread of misinformation and strong-arm tactics to crowd out competitors have users -- and governments -- rethinking their relationships with Facebook.

Duration:00:26:16

Amid Dire Climate Predictions, Trump Administration Stands By Skepticism

11/30/2018
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A government report on climate change makes clear the need for immediate action but the Trump administration dismisses the findings and pushes forward with policies that will increase greenhouse gas emissions.

Duration:00:29:58

The Unanswered Questions And Continuing Repercussions Of The Murder Of Jamal Khashoggi

11/27/2018
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The CIA concluded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman ordered the killing, but President Trump has remained steadfast in his support of the U.S. - Saudi relationship.

Duration:00:28:19

From The Archives: Matthieu Ricard On Altruism

11/23/2018
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A 2015 interview with a molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk who says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges.

Duration:00:42:08

Fashion Icon, Social Media Star And Children’s Book Author

11/20/2018
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Instagram's Eva Chen stopped by the studios to chat with Diane.

Duration:00:33:05

Partisan Attacks On The Electoral Process And More Issues With How We Vote

11/16/2018
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President Trump alleges voter fraud as close races in Florida and Georgia become a political and legal battleground.

Duration:00:28:01

The Amazon Headquarters Results And America’s Economic Opportunity Gap

11/13/2018
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Amazon selected New York City and Northern Virginia as locations for the company's new headquarters. What this choice says about regional economic inequality in the U.S.

Duration:00:30:10

A Divided Government And A President On The Defense

11/9/2018
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Diane talks with The New Yorker's Susan Glasser.

Duration:00:37:52

John Grisham On 30 Years Of Legal Thrillers

11/6/2018
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John Grisham on growing up in the segregated South, writing sex scenes (badly) and how he manages to publish a book a year.

Duration:00:30:04