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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.

Twitter:

@drshow

Language:

English

Contact:

(202) 885-1200


Episodes

Russia’s Attempts To Influence 2020 May Already Be Paying Off

2/25/2020
After a week of mixed messages from the U.S. intelligence community about Russia's plans to influence the 2020 election, Diane talks to Shane Harris of the Washington Post what's really going on.

Duration:00:33:52

Black Voters And The 2020 Race For President

2/21/2020
Diane talks with Theodore Johnson, a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice and an expert in race and electoral politics.

Duration:00:37:57

How Safe Are Our Voting Systems?

2/18/2020
Diane talks with Rick Hasen, a law professor and expert on election administration. His new book is "Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy."

Duration:00:34:57

Trump’s Disinformation Campaign

2/14/2020
Diane talks to McKay Coppins of The Atlantic about President Trump’s use of disinformation as the 2020 presidential campaign gets underway.

Duration:00:36:11

What We Know – And Are Racing To Understand – About Coronavirus

2/11/2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, talks about how the country is preparing.

Duration:00:23:44

Impeachment Is Over. What Now?

2/7/2020
Norman Ornstein joins Diane to give his thoughts on what we learned from the impeachment process, and what it might mean moving forward as the 2020 election season heats up.

Duration:00:35:25

A Chaotic Start To The Democratic Presidential Primary Contest

2/4/2020
Diane speaks with E.J. Dionne, Washington Post columnist, about the Iowa caucuses meltdown and the tension in the Democratic party between moderates and progressives.

Duration:00:32:13

How 1850s America Resembles The Country Today

1/31/2020
In a new book, NPR Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep, takes a look at these pre-Civil War years through the story of one of the period’s most famous couples.

Duration:00:31:51

The Presidency According To Donald Trump

1/28/2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Understanding the articles of impeachment against President Trump and why this process could transform the fundamental structure of American government.

Duration:00:34:22