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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

Trump’s Leadership In The Time Of Coronavirus

3/13/2020
Diane speaks with Susan Glasser, staff writer at the New Yorker where she writes a weekly column on life in Trump’s Washington.

Duration:00:29:41

The Economic Toll Of The Coronavirus

3/10/2020
Diane talks to The Economist's Vijay Vaitheeswaran about the impact of coronavirus on the U.S. economy.

Duration:00:35:34

And Then There Were Two: A Week That Transformed The Democratic Primary

3/6/2020
Diane talks to Edward Luce of the Financial Times about the week that transformed the Democratic primary into a two man race.

Duration:00:32:25

The U.S. Scrambles to Minimize the Impact of Coronavirus

3/3/2020
POLITICO's Dan Diamond tells Diane about the faulty tests, slow response time and political infighting that have marked the government's reaction to COVID-19.

Duration:00:35:05

How The Supreme Court Has Contributed To Income Inequality

2/28/2020
Diane talks with lawyer and journalist Adam Cohen. His new book is "Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America.”

Duration:00:37:59

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