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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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@drshow

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English

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(202) 885-1200


Episodes

The Presidency According To Donald Trump

1/28/2020
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How Donald Trump is transforming fundamental ideas about what it means to be president. Diane talks to Lawfare's Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes about their new book, "Unmaking the Presidency."

Duration:00:38:21

Why The Senate Trial Matters (Even If No Minds Are Changed)

1/24/2020
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Frank Bowman, constitutional law professor, joins Diane to discuss the arguments being made on both sides.

Duration:00:26:34

Trump Declares Victory On Trade. Should He?

1/21/2020
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Trump claims victory on two trade deals. Diane talks to New York Times reporter Ana Swanson about what they will mean for U.S. business, the economy, and American families.

Duration:00:29:10

The Impeachment Trial Of President Trump Begins

1/17/2020
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But what will we learn? Diane talks with Neal Katyal, a law professor at Georgetown University and author of “Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump." He previously served as the acting solicitor general of the United States.

Duration:00:29:58

Boys, Sex And Today’s Mixed Messages About What It Means To Be A Man

1/14/2020
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Author Peggy Orenstein talked to more than a hundred boys about sex. What her conversations reveal about the confusing ideas young men have about masculinity today.

Duration:00:37:16

To The Brink And Back Again: The State Of U.S. Relations With Iran

1/10/2020
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What brought the U.S. and Iran to the edge of war — and what comes next. Diane talks to former CIA intelligence officer Paul Pillar.

Duration:00:30:06

Massive Australian Wildfires And The Consequences Of Climate Change

1/7/2020
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Diane talks with David Wallace-Wells, deputy editor at New York Magazine and author of “The Uninhabitable Earth.”

Duration:00:24:11

From The Archives: The Story Of Albert “Racehoss” Sample

12/31/2019
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A rebroadcast of one of Diane’s all-time favorite interviews with Albert “Racehoss” Sample who was abused and abandoned by his mother. He spent 17 years in a brutal Texas prison. His story of survival, redemption and reclaiming his humanity.

Duration:00:48:44

From The Archives: Diane Interviews Her Best Friend, Jane Holmes Dixon

12/24/2019
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Diane Rehm and Jane Holmes Dixon first met more than 40 years ago, when they were both homemakers active in their church. Diane went on to become a nationally syndicated talk radio host and Jane became a bishop in the Episcopal Church. Jane passed away six years ago Christmas Day.

Duration:00:42:48

A Fitting End To A Divisive Year In Politics

12/20/2019
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An historic impeachment brings a tumultuous year in politics to a close. But what comes next remains unclear.

Duration:00:33:11

Why Attorney General Bill Barr Has Found The Perfect Match In Donald Trump

12/17/2019
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Diane talks with Donald Ayer, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General under George H. W. Bush.

Duration:00:30:03

This Impeachment’s Biggest Loser May Be The U.S. Constitution

12/13/2019
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Understanding the articles of impeachment against President Trump and why this process could transform the fundamental structure of American government.

Duration:00:34:22

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