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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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Washington, DC

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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

Police Accountability, Five Years After Eric Garner’s Death

8/23/2019
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This week the NYPD fired the officer involved in the death of Eric Garner. The move came five years after Garner’s death. What the case says about the state of police accountability.

Duration:00:33:40

A Reckoning For The Boy Scouts Of America And Its History Of Sexual Abuse

8/20/2019
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Sexual abuse allegations continue to pile up against the Boy Scouts of America as changes to statutes of limitations pave the way for future lawsuits.

Duration:00:31:21

Is The Trade War Dragging Down The Economy?

8/16/2019
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Market volatility, troubling economic news from abroad and signs of an economic downturn at home as the U.S. trade war with China continues.

Duration:00:28:43

The Role Of Race In The Country’s Debates Over New Gun Laws

8/13/2019
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An expert on gun violence says we must acknowledge the connection between white privilege and gun rights.

Duration:00:28:55

The Political Aftermath Of Two Mass Shootings

8/9/2019
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A nation in mourning confronts the politics of division and increasing demands to address gun violence in America.

Duration:00:45:30

The National Cathedral’s Bishop Calls For New Gun Laws And An End To “Violent Words”

8/6/2019
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“After two years of President Trump’s words and actions,” they ask, “when will Americans have enough?”

Duration:00:25:32

From The Archives: Gloria Vanderbilt And Anderson Cooper On Family, Acceptance And Loss

7/5/2019
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When Anderson Cooper’s mother, the designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, reached her 91st birthday, they began a correspondence, breaking a wall of silence between them. This 2016 conversation covered life in the spotlight, suicide, money, and grieving for a parent and a child. Vanderbilt Died in June at age 95.

Duration:00:32:32

Unlocking The Secrets Of Greenland’s Ice Sheet — And Why It’s Key To Our Planet’s Future

7/2/2019
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How the remote island became one of the world's most important laboratories for understanding climate change.

Duration:00:34:56

Democratic Debates Tackle Age, Race And A Tilt To The Left

6/28/2019
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Democratic presidential hopefuls take the stage for two nights of debate. Winners, losers and what we learned about the state of the race.

Duration:00:30:35

A Debut Novel On The State Of Marriage – And Divorce

6/25/2019
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Taffy Brodesser-Akner, a writer for New York Times Magazine, has a new book called "Fleishman Is In Trouble."

Duration:00:34:01

The Crisis At The Border And What Can Be Done

6/21/2019
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President Trump is making immigration a central issue in his re-election campaign, just like he did in 2016. How should the Democratic candidates respond?

Duration:00:25:45

Historian David McCullough On Some Of America’s Earliest Westward Pioneers

6/18/2019
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The settlers of the Ohio territories brought idealistic values with them.

Duration:00:22:49

CNN’S Jim Acosta On The Dangers Of Trump’s Escalating Criticism Of The Media

6/14/2019
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CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta on his clashes with Donald Trump, accusations of grandstanding and what it means when a president calls the media “the enemy of the people.”

Duration:00:30:19

On Fighting In A War That Has No Clear End

6/11/2019
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Elliot Ackerman served five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. His new memoir is a reflection on his experiences, the region and a war that refuses to end.

Duration:00:31:40

The Consequences Of Trump’s Tariff Threats Against Mexico

6/7/2019
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What the president's threatened tariffs against Mexico say about state of U.S. trade and the future of the Trump economy.

Duration:00:30:24

America’s Urban-Rural Political Divide: Where It Came From And Why It Continues

6/4/2019
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The political divide between urban and rural America: why it is bad news for cities … and Democrats.

Duration:00:30:37

A Partisan Response To The Special Counsel’s Public Statement

5/31/2019
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What Robert Mueller said – and how this changes the politics surrounding impeachment.

Duration:00:27:53

How Many Is Too Many? A Look At The 2020 Democratic Field

5/28/2019
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The Democrats have a record number of candidates running for president. What the crowded field means for the party and its chances in 2020.

Duration:00:34:06

Understanding The Rising Tensions Between The U.S. And Iran

5/24/2019
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A look at what's behind the sudden strain in relations and why lawmakers can't agree on just how big of a threat Iran now poses to the U.S.

Duration:00:32:44

A Father’s Communist Past And His Son’s Search To Understand It

5/21/2019
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And why this period of American history offers important lessons for today.

Duration:00:32:42