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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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(202) 885-1200


Episodes

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

History’s Lessons On Overcoming Division In America And Mary Higgins Clark, ‘Queen of Suspense’

5/11/2018
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian explains why looking to America’s past should give us hope for overcoming today’s divisions. Then, 90-year-old author Mary Higgins Clark on her decades-long career writing best-selling suspense novels.

Duration:00:45:24

The Right To Subpoena A President And Judy Woodruff On Taking The Reins At The PBS NewsHour

5/4/2018
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Can President Trump be forced to testify as part of the Mueller investigation? Then PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on life in the anchor’s seat after fifty years in journalism.

Duration:00:50:25

More Teacher Walkouts Across The U.S. And How Prisons Became The New Asylums

4/27/2018
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Tensions over teacher pay and school funding intensify as protests spread to Arizona and Colorado. Then, how prisons replaced psychiatric hospitals as America’s new asylums.

Duration:00:51:58

UPDATED: Madeleine Albright’s Warning Of Global Fascism Then Life As Charles Lindbergh’s Daughter

4/24/2018
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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright explains why she sees warning signs of fascism around the world and the daughter of aviator Charles Lindbergh on the legacy of her complicated and famous father.

Duration:00:59:51

A U.N. Official On The Humanitarian Crisis In Syria Then How Rogers And Hammerstein Forever Changed Broadway

4/13/2018
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As President Trump contemplates military action in Syria, one U.N. official warns the humanitarian crisis is at its worst since the war began eight years ago. Then, they wrote some of the most popular musicals of all time. A new biography retells the story of how Rodgers and Hammerstein revolutionized Broadway.

Duration:00:46:07

Facebook And Online Privacy Then What Sinclair’s Fake News Promos Say About The State Of Media

4/6/2018
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New revelations about Facebook data breaches and concerns over online privacy protections. Then, a video of Sinclair Broadcast Group news anchors delivering the exact same message about "fake news" goes viral. What it says about media consolidation and conservative TV's ties to President Trump.

Duration:00:45:48

Senator Chris Van Hollen On The Student Lead Push For Gun Control And Tara Westover, Author Of The New Memoir, “Educated”

3/30/2018
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U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen from Maryland on prospects for action in Congress on gun control, then, author Tara Westover reflects on her extraordinarily unusual upbringing in the mountains of Idaho and how education transformed her life.

Duration:00:59:59

Teens Take To The Streets To Demand Safer Schools And A Novel About Living And Dying With ALS

3/23/2018
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The national debate over guns spills into the streets with student-led protests planned for this weekend. Then, a conversation with Lisa Genova, author of "Still Alice." Her latest novel tells the story of a family grappling with ALS.

Duration:00:58:42

Pope Francis And The Future Of The Catholic Church And Understanding The Diversity Visa Lottery

3/16/2018
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As Pope Francis marks his fifth year as head of the Catholic Church, a conversation with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat on the future of Catholicism. Then, fact checking President Trump’s claims about the diversity visa lottery, along with a first-hand experience of what it means to be a lottery winner.

Duration:00:52:12

Divisions Among Democrats, How Corporations Became People And The Producer Of “A Wrinkle In Time”

3/9/2018
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Emerging riffs in the Democratic Party, how corporations used their power to win civil rights and the producer of “A Wrinkle In Time” on turning her favorite childhood book into a movie.

Duration:00:51:31

Trump, Republicans And The Conservative Movement And Documenting The Majesty Of The Earth’s Oceans

3/2/2018
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The state of the conservative movement and where it goes from here. Then, the watery worlds revealed in BBC America's Planet Earth: Blue Planet II.

Duration:00:52:35

High School Students Become Gun Control Activists And A Return To The Common Good

2/23/2018
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Warning signals missed in Florida, high school students push for new controls on guns, and how our country can return to a focus on the common good.

Duration:00:52:28

What War With North Korea Would Look Like, Then A First-person Account Of Patrolling The Border

2/16/2018
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What a war with North Korea would look like, a first-person account of patrolling the border and the power and repercussions of the #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:48:34

Stock Market Volatility And The “Real” Economy, Then, How White Women Vote

2/9/2018
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What a rocky week for the stock market means for the broader economy, how white women vote and why that might be changing and Diane’s thoughts on the president’s use of the word “treasonous.”

Duration:00:41:11