The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR http://thedianerehmshow.org The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR en-US Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:02:11 -0400 Friday News Roundup - International http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-19/friday-news-roundup-international <p>Scotland votes on independence. The U.S. steps up efforts to aid Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. And Ukraine's president comes to the U.S. seeking more support in its fight against separatists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Elise Labott for analysis of the week's top international news stories.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-19/friday-news-roundup-international/transcript">Friday News Roundup - International</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-19/friday-news-roundup-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19941 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Friday News Roundup - Domestic http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-19/friday-news-roundup-domestic <p>Lawmakers vote on President Barack Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS. New concerns surface over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. And a fourth player is suspended by the NFL over family violence.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-19/friday-news-roundup-domestic/transcript">Friday News Roundup - Domestic</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-19/friday-news-roundup-domestic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19940 at http://thedianerehmshow.org The Growing Use of Food Additives and New Pressure for More Oversight http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-18/growing-use-food-additives-and-new-pressure-more-oversight <p>More than 9,000 additives are in the food supply, ranging from seaweed extract to chemical flavorings. But in many cases, companies certify that these substances are safe without FDA oversight. A discussion about food additives, health concerns and new pressure for a better federal review process.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-18/growing-use-food-additives-and-new-pressure-more-oversight/transcript">The Growing Use of Food Additives and New Pressure for More Oversight</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-18/growing-use-food-additives-and-new-pressure-more-oversight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19885 at http://thedianerehmshow.org New Thinking About Treating Cancer http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-18/new-thinking-about-treating-cancer <p>Advances in research are leading doctors to rethink how to treat cancer—and in some cases of early detection, whether to treat it at all. We explore new ideas in the approach to cancer treatment.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-18/new-thinking-about-treating-cancer/transcript">New Thinking About Treating Cancer </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-18/new-thinking-about-treating-cancer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19883 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Will Boast: "Epilogue: A Memoir" http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-17/will-boast-epilogue-memoir <p>By the time Will Boast's father died of alcoholism, he had already lost his mother and only brother. At 24, he was left completely alone -- until a deeply held secret revealed a family he never knew he had.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-17/will-boast-epilogue-memoir/transcript">Will Boast: &quot;Epilogue: A Memoir&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-17/will-boast-epilogue-memoir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19921 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Winners and Losers In The Casino Industry http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-17/winners-and-losers-casino-industry <p>The casino industry is anything but a sure bet these days. Yesterday, the Massachusetts Gambling Commission approved a $1.6 billion casino north of Boston. At the same time, the Trump Plaza just became the fourth casino in Atlantic city to shut down this year. Steve Roberts and his guests discuss current trends in the casino industry and what its future might hold.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-17/winners-and-losers-casino-industry/transcript">Winners and Losers In The Casino Industry</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-17/winners-and-losers-casino-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19919 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Todd Moss: "The Golden Hour" http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-16/todd-moss-golden-hour <p>Six years ago, Todd Moss was dispatched to Mauritania to reverse a coup. Now the former top U.S. diplomat to Africa has turned his experiences into a new political thriller. An insider’s look at the inner workings of Washington and foreign policymaking.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-16/todd-moss-golden-hour/transcript">Todd Moss: &quot;The Golden Hour&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-16/todd-moss-golden-hour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19915 at http://thedianerehmshow.org The U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Contain The Ebola Epidemic In West Africa http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-16/us-steps-efforts-contain-ebola-epidemic-west-africa <p>President Barack Obama is stepping up US efforts to treat Ebola victims and contain its spread in West Africa. Addressing the medical, social and political threats posed by the widening epidemic.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-16/us-steps-efforts-contain-ebola-epidemic-west-africa/transcript">The U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Contain The Ebola Epidemic In West Africa </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-16/us-steps-efforts-contain-ebola-epidemic-west-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19913 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Ian McEwan: "The Children Act" http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-15/ian-mcewan-children-act <p>A dying teenage boy refuses lifesaving medical treatment because of his religion, and a family court judge must decide his fate. Ian McEwan, author of “Atonement,” on his latest novel.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-15/ian-mcewan-children-act/transcript">Ian McEwan: &quot;The Children Act&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-15/ian-mcewan-children-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19807 at http://thedianerehmshow.org The U.S. Fight Against ISIS and the Extent of Arab Government Support http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-15/us-fight-against-isis-and-extent-arab-government-support <p>As the U.S. steps up involvement in Iraq and Syria, questions emerge about Arab support for American action. We discuss who is joining the U.S. fight against ISIS, the extent of their commitment and the role of Congress in authorizing military force.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-09-15/us-fight-against-isis-and-extent-arab-government-support/transcript">The U.S. Fight Against ISIS and the Extent of Arab Government Support</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-09-15/us-fight-against-isis-and-extent-arab-government-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19908 at http://thedianerehmshow.org