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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

How Congress Contributed To Our Nation’s Opioid Epidemic And Why A Former Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chair Is Tweeting About Leadership

10/20/2017
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How Congress contributed to our nation's opioid addiction, then General Martin Dempsey, former Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on what it takes to be a leader.

Duration: 00:55:15


Analysis Of GOP Senator Bob Corker’s Dire Warnings And A Conversation Children’s Author Sandra Boynton

10/13/2017
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Republican Senator Bob Corker, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, openly feuds with President Trump, then, a conversation with best-selling author and illustrator, Sandra Boynton.

Duration: 00:50:32


The Challenge Of Defending Our Civil Liberties And Ta-Nehisi Coates On Trump, Race, And Finding His Voice

10/6/2017
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National Legal Director of the ACLU, David Cole, on defending our civil liberties and Atlantic Magazine national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates on why Donald Trump is America's "first white president"

Duration: 00:47:33


On Faith, Sacrifice and Forgiveness With Novelist Alice McDermott And The Religious Symbolism Of Taking A Knee

9/29/2017
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A conversation with National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott about her latest work, "The Ninth Hour." Then, a religious perspective on the symbolism behind "taking a knee."

Duration: 00:42:22


How Trump Is Changing The Presidency And The Real Story Of The Da Vinci Code’s Warrior Monks

9/22/2017
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From day one, it was clear that Donald Trump was like no president this country had ever seen. Eight months into his term, we talk to Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith about the lasting impact Trump may have on the presidency, itself. Then, historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar, the Medieval secret society that inspired "The Da Vinci Code".

Duration: 00:51:04


Business Not As Usual In Washington And NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins On Cutting Edge Research

9/15/2017
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President Trump's possible deal with congressional Democrats on DACA and what Robert Mueller may be learning about Trump's business dealings, then, news from NIH on gene editing, regenerative medicine, and immunotherapy.

Duration: 00:57:19


President Trump’s Surprise Deal With Congressional Democrats And Understanding The North Korean Threat

9/8/2017
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President Trump's surprise move to side with congressional Democrats on a short term fix for government funding and the debt ceiling raises new questions about other legislative agenda items: What's likely to get done and what's not, and then, understanding the threat from North Korea.

Duration: 00:45:27


Republicans Struggle To Govern And Democrats Search For A Message

7/28/2017
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Trumps disparages his Attorney General, Senate Republicans try to overcome differences on healthcare, and Democratic leaders try to re-engage with voters: NY Times reporter Peter Baker on what's going on in Washington and Democrat Jason Kander on how the Democratic Party can grab the momentum.

Duration: 00:45:45


Inside Washington And Using Smart Phone Data To Treat Mental Illness

7/21/2017
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CNN senior congressional reporter, Manu Raju, on healthcare, meetings with Russians and other Washington news stories, then, how smart phones could be used to help treat diagnose and treat mental illness

Duration: 00:47:22


Our Opiod Addiction Crisis And A Theatrical Take On Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

7/14/2017
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Two perspectives on the magnitude of the the opioid addiction crisis we face in this country, then, what a new play based on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia teaches us about political polarization and compromise.

Duration: 00:50:17


The Retreat Of Western Liberalism And How Charlotte Bronte Came To Write “Jane Eyre”

7/7/2017
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Financial Times columnist Ed Luce explains what has given rise to populism in the West. Then, a Georgetown professor on the parallels between Charlotte Bronte's life and that of her famous protagonist Jane Eyre.

Duration: 00:57:05


Rollbacks At The EPA And Walking With Diana Nyad

6/30/2017
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Fast action at the EPA on President Trump's pledge to roll back environmental regulations, then, epic swimmer Diane Nyad on the many benefits of walking.

Duration: 00:49:51


The Senate’s Health Care Bill And What We Learned From Voters In Georgia

6/23/2017
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Senate GOP leaders press ahead on a health care reform bill: What's in it, what's not, and will voters like it any better? Then, lessons learned from the Republican victory in a Georgia special election on Tuesday.

Duration: 00:43:05


Recent Gun Violence, Calls For Unity, And What State Election Results Can Tell Us About National Trends

6/16/2017
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Perspective on recent gun violence and calls for unity, then, what election results in state races may tell us about national trends

Duration: 00:45:06


Russian Election Interference And Pressure On Tech Companies To Police Content

6/9/2017
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What we know so far about Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential campaign, then, new pressure on social media and other tech companies to become more pro-active in policing content.

Duration: 00:49:56


The Challenge Ahead For The Democratic Party And Actor Alan Alda

6/2/2017
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David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Obama, on what the Democratic party needs to do to regain its momentum, and actor Alan Alda on the importance of being a good communicator

Duration: 00:47:25


The Trump-GOP Bargain And Trump Family Business Entanglements

5/26/2017
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Why the bargain the GOP and President Trump may be unraveling and more questions about Trump family business entanglements here and abroad

Duration: 00:43:36


More Turmoil In DC, Anti-anti Trumpism And The Unraveling Of America’s Shared Narrative

5/19/2017
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Reaction to this week's political shocks, why many conservatives are choosing to double down on Trump critics, and then, a conversation on the growing dis-union in America.

Duration: 00:43:47


Upheaval At The FBI, Why Our Cities Are Segregated, And A Young Palestinian On Mideast Peace

5/12/2017
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Political fallout from the dismissal of FBI director James Comey, how our government created racially segregated cities, and a young Palestinian's perspective on Mideast peace.

Duration: 00:56:59


Covering the Trump Administration And How To Support Friends In Grief

5/5/2017
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Washington Post reporter Dan Balz on covering President Trump and linguist Deborah Tannen on how women support each other with the words they use.

Duration: 00:42:16

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