Today's Shows
Musicians perform classical music at the 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' - The Classical Album Launch Event at Soho House on September 17, 2012 in New York City.

Musicians perform classical music at the 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' - The Classical Album Launch Event at Soho House on September 17, 2012 in New York City.

Thursday, Dec 25 10 a.m. (ET)

The Future of Classical Music (Rebroadcast)

A look at the current state of classical music in American culture, the financial health of its institutions, and new efforts to make it more accessible to millenials.

Author Margaret Atwood attends the 18th Annual LA Times Festival Of Books at USC on April 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Author Margaret Atwood attends the 18th Annual LA Times Festival Of Books at USC on April 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Thursday, Dec 25 11 a.m. (ET)

Margaret Atwood: “Stone Mattress: Nine Tales” (Rebroadcast)

The author of "The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Blind Assassin" (winner of the 2000 Booker Prize) on her new collection of short fiction.

Most Recent
The trio rushes onstage, hand in hand. "We always came onstage this way, sometimes running right through the audience," the trio says.

The trio rushes onstage, hand in hand. "We always came onstage this way, sometimes running right through the audience," the trio says.

Wednesday, Dec 24 10 a.m. (ET)

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey: “Peter, Paul and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life” (Rebroadcast)

In the early 1960s, Peter, Paul and Mary helped bring folk music out of the coffeehouses and onto the airwaves. Their songs of protest and struggle helped define a generation. In a new book, they look back on a career that spanned five decades.

Holiday shopping.

Holiday shopping.

Tuesday, Dec 23 11 a.m. (ET)

Men, Women And Holiday Stress

It's the most stressful time of the year, for many families. Surveys say women feel especially overwhelmed. Why some argue it's time to re-think our holiday priorities.

New York City police officer Darren Cox, right, accompanied by fellow officers, leaves flowers at a memorial in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in honor of two police officers who were shot there Saturday.

New York City police officer Darren Cox, right, accompanied by fellow officers, leaves flowers at a memorial in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in honor of two police officers who were shot there Saturday.

Tuesday, Dec 23 10 a.m. (ET)

U.S. Police And Public Safety

The latest on the assassinations of two New York City police officers and the ongoing debate about the role of police and their relationship with local communities.

 A cotton field waits to be harvested on BTC farm near Clarksdale Mississippi.

A cotton field waits to be harvested on BTC farm near Clarksdale Mississippi.

Monday, Dec 22 11 a.m. (ET)

Sven Beckert: “The Empire of Cotton”

A new history of cotton from a global perspective: How the plant's cultivation and a reliance on slave labor ushered in modern capitalism and lay the groundwork for today's economic inequality.

The entrance of Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California is seen December 16, 2014.  "Guardians of Peace" hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning the Hollywood studio not to release a film which has angered North Korea.

The entrance of Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California is seen December 16, 2014. "Guardians of Peace" hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning the Hollywood studio not to release a film which has angered North Korea.

Monday, Dec 22 10 a.m. (ET)

New Challenges For U.S. Cybersecurity Posed By The Sony Hack

The hacking of Sony Pictures poses new challenges for U.S. cybersecurity. Diane and her guests discuss why this is different from other attacks and what a "proportional response" by the Obama administration might look like.