Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Diane Rehm receives the 2013 National Humanities Medal

On July 28, Diane received the 2013 National Humanities Medal in a ceremony at the White House. You can watch a video clip of President Barack Obama presenting her with the award here
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) holds up a GM ignition assembly during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Subcommittee on Capitol Hill July 17, 2014 in Washington, D.C.   - BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Attorney Ken Feinberg On Claims Against GM

10 a.m. (ET)

Death and personal injury claims related to faulty ignition switches in 2.6 million General Motors cars can be filed starting Friday. We talk with Ken Feinberg, who led victim compensation efforts after 9/11, on the claims against GM.

 - Peter van Agtmael. Taken in Pech Valley, Kunar, Afghanistan. 2007.

Peter van Agtmael: "Disco Night Sept 11"

11 a.m. (ET)

War photographer Peter van Agtmael chronicles U.S. involvement in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in a new book.

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