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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


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Episodes

Brett Kavanaugh’s Path To Becoming Supreme Court Justice

12/10/2019
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Diane talks with Ruth Marcus, editor at the Washington Post. Her new book is "Supreme Ambition: Brett Kavanaugh and the Conservative Takeover."

Duration:00:36:14

From The Archives: Author Evan Thomas on “Being Nixon”

12/6/2019
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In 2015 journalist and author Evan Thomas set out to get inside the troubled mind of President Richard Nixon. Using dozens of interviews and what was then newly released archival material, he paints a portrait of the complex man he calls “fantastically contradictory.”

Duration:00:30:20

Proving What Dog Owners Already Know: Yes, Your Pooch Loves You

12/3/2019
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What makes dogs so unique? Animal psychologist Clive Wynne says their capacity to love.

Duration:00:36:43

From The Archives: Fred Rogers And Tom Hanks

11/28/2019
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From Diane's archives: A 2002 interview with Fred Rogers, and a 2017 interview with Tom Hanks, the actor who masterfully brings him to life in the new film, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"

Duration:00:49:37

A Pre-Thanksgiving News Roundup

11/26/2019
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The news is not slowing down for Thanksgiving. Diane talks with New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy.

Duration:00:33:34

Impeaching Donald Trump: What We’ve Learned From Two Weeks Of Public Testimony

11/22/2019
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Last February, Yoni Appelbaum, an editor at The Atlantic, wrote an article making the case for impeaching President Trump. Diane checks in with him to see how his arguments hold up.

Duration:00:33:47

Legendary Actor Julie Andrews On Her Hollywood Years

11/19/2019
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Julie Andrews has a new book called "Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years." Andrews co-wrote it with Emma Walton Hamilton, her daughter. Diane talks with both of them.

Duration:00:32:44

The History and Meaning Of Impeachment

11/15/2019
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Diane talks with Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein, author of "Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide."

Duration:00:32:56

Billionaire Philanthropist David Rubenstein On Preserving The Lessons Of American History

11/12/2019
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A conversation with billionaire businessman David Rubenstein about "patriotic philanthropy" and why he launched a series of history lessons for U.S. lawmakers.

Duration:00:30:05

The Democrats’ Impeachment Strategy And The Congressman Leading The Charge

11/8/2019
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With the impeachment inquiry set to enter a public phase, a look at the Democrats’ strategy and Congressman Adam Schiff, who has become the face of the investigation.

Duration:00:33:25

Gloria Steinem On Taking The Long View In The Fight For Women’s Rights

11/5/2019
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Feminist icon Gloria Steinem reflects on more than five decades of fighting for women’s rights and why today she feels both angry and hopeful.

Duration:00:25:21

Parties Clash As The Impeachment Inquiry Enters A New Phase

11/1/2019
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A divided House votes to formalize the impeachment inquiry, marking a shift to a more public phase of the investigation.

Duration:00:36:01

Our Shifting Views Of Older Women Throughout American History

10/29/2019
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In her new book, New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins goes back centuries to find out how and why our views of older women have changed.

Duration:00:29:32

A State Department Sidelined By Personal Politics

10/25/2019
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What revelations in the impeachment inquiry say about the state of U.S. diplomacy – and why one veteran diplomat sees echoes of the McCarthy era.

Duration:00:36:35

Author Elizabeth Strout Brings Back The Cranky And Complicated Olive Kitteridge

10/22/2019
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Olive is growing old and reflecting on her life.

Duration:00:25:22

Details Of Ukraine Shadow Policy Emerge In Impeachment Inquiry

10/18/2019
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Key witnesses defy White House orders and provide closed-door testimony to Congress.

Duration:00:33:02

Why We’re Treating Cancer Wrong, And How We Can Get It Right

10/15/2019
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An oncologist on the human cost to treating cancer and why she believes we need to re-think how to fight the disease.

Duration:00:35:50

The Race For 2020: “Titanic Changes” In The Political Landscape

10/11/2019
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How dynamics have shifted for the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders ahead of Tuesday's debate.

Duration:00:34:40

What One Family’s Immigrant Story Says About American Dreams — And American Nightmares

10/8/2019
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NPR's Aarti Shahani tells the story of her family's migration to the U.S. She ended up at Harvard, while her father nearly got deported.

Duration:00:34:13

Congress Moves Forward On Impeachment And The President Pushes Back

10/4/2019
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There's a showdown between the executive and legislative branches of government.

Duration:00:38:08