Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Ret. Gen. Anthony Zinni makes a stop to discuss and sign copies of his book 'The Battle for Peace' at Vroman's Bookstore on April 20, 2006 in Pasadena, California.   - David McNew/Getty Images

Former CENTCOM Commander General Tony Zinni

10 a.m. (ET)

General Tony Zinni was commander-in-chief of U.S. Central Command and a special envoy to the Middle East before retiring as a four-star general. He joins Diane to talk about U.S. foreign policy, presidential leadership, and why he believes our military often fails to achieve the outcomes promised by Washington.

A Qantas Boeing 747-400 approaching runway 27L at London Heathrow Airport, England. The houses are in Myrtle Avenue, at the south east corner of the airport. - Adrian Pingstone/Wikimedia

The Environmental Outlook: How Noise Pollution Can Harm Our Health

11 a.m. (ET)

A growing body of research shows that excessive noise in our environment can have dangerous effects on our health. Diane and her guests discuss the risks of noise pollution and what needs to be done.

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