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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


Episodes

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

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