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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

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

Has The Media Learned How To Cover Trump?

11/2/2018
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As President Trump ups the ante right before the midterms, how should the press respond? Diane asks The Washington Post's media columnist Margaret Sullivan.

Duration:00:30:19

The Mystery Of The Massive Los Angeles Central Library Fire

10/30/2018
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"Books have souls," author Susan Orlean tells Diane. Hear her account of when hundreds of thousands went up in flames.

Duration:00:36:14

Pipe Bombs, Heated Rhetoric and President Trump’s Embrace Of The Word “Nationalist”

10/26/2018
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Things get tense as we close in on the midterm elections. Diane checks in with NPR's Ron Elving.

Duration:00:37:42

Barbara Kingsolver On Finding Shelter In A Troubled World

10/23/2018
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A conversation with novelist Barbara Kingsolver about her new novel, "Unsheltered," recorded live at an event hosted by Politics and Prose bookstore.

Duration:00:45:58

Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia and American Foreign Policy Under President Trump

10/19/2018
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The case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reaction from the Trump White House to the alleged murder and what the incident is teaching us about America’s critical ally in the Middle East.

Duration:00:31:53

John Kerry On Trump, Democrats And This Week’s Headlines

10/12/2018
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A conversation with former Secretary of State John Kerry. He weighs in on the upcoming midterms, the state of the Democratic party and why he sees hope for America's democracy.

Duration:00:27:12

Russia’s 2016 Cyberattack: What We Do, Don’t And May Never Know

10/9/2018
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Kathleen Hall Jamieson has studied every presidential election since 1976 to see exactly what influenced voter opinion: How much of it was the ads? The debates? The media coverage? When looking at the presidential election of 2016, she decided to ask a different question: Just how much did Russian interference affect the outcome?

Duration:00:22:23

David Frum On The Kavanaugh Fight And Its Consequences

10/5/2018
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What the Brett Kavanaugh nomination says about the health of our democracy. The Atlantic’s David Frum says Kavanaugh’s confirmation would jeopardize the independence of the Supreme Court.

Duration:00:34:39

He Said, She Said: Brett Kavanaugh And The Future Of The Supreme Court

9/28/2018
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The Senate Judiciary Committee sent Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate for a vote. But there was one condition. There must first be an FBI investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct made by Christine Blasey Ford and others.

Duration:00:39:38

A Conversation With Actress Sally Field And Diane’s 1997 Interview With Anita Hill

9/21/2018
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The world has known her as Gidget, Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln. Now, actress Sally Field reveals her own story in a new memoir, a portrait of her traumatic childhood and how she put the pieces back together.

Duration:00:43:06

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin On Leadership In Turbulent Times

9/18/2018
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her latest book examines the lives of four past presidents to understand what it takes to lead in turbulent times. Their stories, she says, hold valuable lessons for today.

Duration:00:35:52

The Future Of Nancy Pelosi And A Conversation With Lily Tomlin

9/14/2018
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What Nancy Pelosi’s fight to stay in power says about the midterm elections. Then, the Emmys are next week. Diane talks to twenty-five time nominee Lily Tomlin about aging in Hollywood and her current role in the show “Grace and Frankie.”

Duration:00:43:36

Brett Kavanaugh’s Grilling In The Senate And An Anonymous Op-Ed In The New York Times

9/7/2018
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Protests, sparring over documents and questions about the limits of executive privilege. Diane talks with a Constitutional law scholar about the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. And what are we to make of the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times?

Duration:00:41:20

Special Rebroadcast: Diane’s 2007 Interview With John McCain

8/29/2018
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A special podcast of a 2007 interview with Diane and Senator John McCain, who died Saturday.

Duration:00:47:41

The State Of Political Dysfunction With Longtime Analyst Norman Ornstein

7/27/2018
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Political analyst Norman Ornstein on the depths of dysfunction in Washington. Then, as “Orange is the New Black” heads into its sixth season, a 2014 interview with Piper Kerman, the woman whose story inspired the hit TV show.

Duration:00:42:05