Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A uniformed Secret Service officer patrols outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue with a member of the canine team on Sept. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. An additional small fence has been added to the perimeter of the White House following an incident last week where a man jumped the fence and gained access to the interior of the building.  - (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Secret Service Failures And The Safety Of Our President

10 a.m. (ET)

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced tough questions Tuesday from Congress about how an armed intruder managed to get so far into the White House. Diane and her guests discuss Secret Service failures and the safety of our president.

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Walter Mischel: "The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control"

11 a.m. (ET)

The world's leading expert on self-control on his now-famous "Marshmallow Test" and how delayed gratification is critical for a successful life.

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