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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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WAMU

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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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@drshow

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English

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(202) 885-1200


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Episodes

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

Understanding The Role Of The Whistleblower In U.S. Government

10/1/2019
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Just how protected are they?

Duration:00:18:58

Impeachment: How We Got Here And What Comes Next

9/27/2019
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Why a whistleblower complaint about Ukraine pushed House Democrats to act.

Duration:00:34:52

Ann Patchett’s New Novel: A Storied Mansion, A Broken Family And A Pair Of Siblings Who Can’t Move On

9/24/2019
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Ann Patchett's eighth novel explores what happens when a mother abandons her two children.

Duration:00:25:41

Bill McKibben’s Climate Plea: It’s Not Too Late … But It Will Be Soon

9/20/2019
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The longtime activist offers a vision of a planet Earth that has survived the worst effects of climate change -- but only if we act now.

Duration:00:30:33

What Donald Trump’s Relationship With T.V. Tells Us About His Rise To The Presidency – And America

9/17/2019
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The New York Times chief T.V. critic says television is the "main thing" about Donald Trump.

Duration:00:33:45

Top Democrats Take The Stage: What We Learned About The Direction Of The Race

9/13/2019
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With all ten of the leading candidates (finally) on the same debate stage, the race to sit atop the Democratic ticket in 2020 enters a new phase.

Duration:00:34:15

Re-Thinking How We Shop For Clothes

9/10/2019
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It’s easier than ever to buy cheap stylish clothes. A fashion critic says that is a big problem.

Duration:00:28:13

Republicans Gave A Tax Cut To The Wealthy With The Aim Of Helping The Poor. Did It Work?

9/6/2019
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A little known part of the Republican's 2017 tax bill has given big breaks to the wealthy without delivering on the promised benefits to poor communities around the country.

Duration:00:21:02

A Conversation With Chef José Andrés

9/3/2019
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Diane and José Andrés in front of a live audience at The Library Congress National Book Festival.

Duration:00:39:25

The Amazon Is Burning: Why And What Does It Mean?

8/30/2019
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The consequences of the fires in the Amazon for the rainforest – and the world's fight against climate change.

Duration:00:30:12

One Family, Three Generations And A Window Into Global Migration

8/27/2019
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A journalist follows three generations of a Filipino family from a slum in Manila to a cul-de-sac outside Houston. What their story says about migration in the 21st century.

Duration:00:28:40

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