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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

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

Why Trump Can’t Get His Story Straight On Russia And Ashley Judd Talks #MeToo, #TimesUp And Feminist Primates

7/20/2018
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A former CIA officer reacts to President Trump’s flip-flopping on Russian intelligence. Then, Ashley Judd’s story of sexual harassment helped launch the #MeToo movement. She talks about coming forward – and what’s next.

Duration:00:41:36

The Continued Retreat of Western Liberalism

7/13/2018
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Last July Diane spoke with Financial Times columnist Edward Luce about his book, "The Retreat of Western Liberalism." A year later, we have invited him back for an update.

Duration:00:36:51

A Declaration Of Independence — And Equality

7/4/2018
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The Declaration of Independence has long stood as a symbol of freedom and liberty. But it is equality, one political scientist says, that lies at the heart of the document.

Duration:00:23:46

A Summer Fiction Special: Interviews From Diane’s Archives

6/29/2018
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In celebration of lazy summer hours spent lost in great novels, Diane takes a look back through the Diane Rehm Show archives to bring you some of her favorite author interviews.

Duration:00:33:22

When Your Child Is Sick

6/22/2018
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Having a seriously ill child is among the most difficult things a parent can experience. What one psychologist has learned about supporting families through her work with young cancer patients.

Duration:00:33:12

The Fight To Stop Alzheimer’s Before It Starts And Disrupting The Ad Business

6/15/2018
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A neurologist’s fight to stop Alzheimer's before it starts and The New Yorker’s Ken Auletta on the future of advertising – and why we should care.

Duration:00:43:16

Robert F. Kennedy’s Daughter On His Legacy

6/8/2018
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Fifty years ago this week Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed in a hotel in Los Angeles, California. His daughter, Kerry Kennedy, reflects on his legacy.

Duration:00:32:50

The Trump Administration’s Treatment Of Children At The Border And Today’s Rulebook For Finding Love

6/1/2018
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Outrage over new Trump administration policies that separate children from their parents at the border. Then, a new rulebook for finding love in our modern world.

Duration:00:48:53

Lessons From The Primaries And James Clapper On Intelligence In The Era Of “Alternative Facts”

5/25/2018
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Year of the woman? A Democratic wave? What the primaries tell us about the midterm elections. Then, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on his belief that Russian interference changed the result of the 2016 election and why it’ll happen again.

Duration:00:49:51

How The U.S. And Russia Moved From A Cold War To A Hot Peace And Iraq’s Surprising Election Results

5/18/2018
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The man who helped craft President Obama’s Russia reset policy explains what went wrong. Then, the Iraqi ambassador to the U.S. discusses the surprising results of his country’s recent elections.

Duration:00:49:47