The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR http://thedianerehmshow.org The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR en-US Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:03:02 -0400 Singer Linda Ronstadt on Her Life in Music http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-29/singer-linda-ronstadt-her-life-music <p>Legendary singer Linda Ronstadt has won 11 Grammy Awards in a career spanning four decades. We take a look at her rise to stardom, life in the music business and her recent battle with Parkinson's.</p> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-29/singer-linda-ronstadt-her-life-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19669 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Fixing The Department Of Veterans Affairs http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-29/fixing-department-veterans-affairs <p>Congressional efforts to overhaul the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs: An update on plans to reduce wait times, boost accountability and improve overall medical care for veterans.</p> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-29/fixing-department-veterans-affairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19667 at http://thedianerehmshow.org John Dean: "The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It" http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-28/john-dean-nixon-defense-what-he-knew-and-when-he-knew-it <p>Forty years after Watergate you may think we have learned all there is to know about the scandal. But a key member of Nixon's White House disagrees. John Dean talks with guest host Susan Page about what he now believes the president knew and when he knew it.</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/2014-07-28/john-dean-nixon-defense-what-he-knew-and-when-he-knew-it/transcript">John Dean: &quot;The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-28/john-dean-nixon-defense-what-he-knew-and-when-he-knew-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19504 at http://thedianerehmshow.org New Efforts To Address The Child Migrant Crisis http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-28/new-efforts-address-child-migrant-crisis <p>An update on efforts to address the child migrant crisis, from competing plans from the Senate Democrats and House Republicans to the latest proposals from the White House.</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/2014-07-28/new-efforts-address-child-migrant-crisis/transcript">New Efforts To Address The Child Migrant Crisis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-28/new-efforts-address-child-migrant-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19503 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Friday News Roundup - International http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-25/friday-news-roundup-international <p>A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: Secretary John Kerry works to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. Pro-Russian separatists shoot down two Ukrainian military jets. And President Barack Obama meets with Central American presidents on child migrants.</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/2014-07-25/friday-news-roundup-international/transcript">Friday News Roundup - International</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-25/friday-news-roundup-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19666 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Friday News Roundup - Domestic http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-25/friday-news-roundup-domestic <p>The Friday News Roundup: The House and Senate offer competing bills on the border crisis. Federal courts issue conflicting rulings on Affordable Care Act subsidies. And a botched execution in Arizona renews debate over lethal injections.</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/2014-07-25/friday-news-roundup-domestic/transcript">Friday News Roundup - Domestic</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-25/friday-news-roundup-domestic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19665 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Miles J. Unger: "Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces" http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-24/miles-j-unger-michelangelo-life-six-masterpieces <p>Michelangelo created some of the most celebrated works in the history of Western art, including the Pieta, David and the Sistine Chapel: his life, legacy and how he revolutionized the role of art in society.</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/2014-07-24/miles-j-unger-michelangelo-life-six-masterpieces/transcript">Miles J. Unger: &quot;Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-24/miles-j-unger-michelangelo-life-six-masterpieces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19660 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Debating The Role Of Political Primaries http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-24/debating-role-political-primaries <p>The vast majority of Americans don't vote in primaries. Some say this means that the most extreme members of each party end up choosing the general election candidates. Diane and her guests discuss the role of primaries in today's polarized politics.</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/2014-07-24/debating-role-political-primaries/transcript">Debating The Role Of Political Primaries</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-24/debating-role-political-primaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19658 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Readers' Review: "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-23/readers-review-americanah-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie <p>For our next Readers' Review: A novel about a beautiful and smart Nigerian woman who leaves military-ruled Nigeria and heads for America. For the first time, she must grapple with what it means to be black. Diane Rehm and a panel of guests discuss the award-winning novel "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.</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/2014-07-23/readers-review-americanah-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie/transcript">Readers&#039; Review: &quot;Americanah&quot; by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-23/readers-review-americanah-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19535 at http://thedianerehmshow.org Conflicting Court Decisions On Federal Subsidies For Health Insurance http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-23/conflicting-court-decisions-federal-subsidies-health-insurance <p>Two U.S appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on whether millions who buy health insurance on federally-run health exchanges can get subsidies. Please join us to discuss what the decisions mean for consumers and President Barack Obama's signature health care law.</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/2014-07-23/conflicting-court-decisions-federal-subsidies-health-insurance/transcript">Conflicting Court Decisions On Federal Subsidies For Health Insurance </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-07-23/conflicting-court-decisions-federal-subsidies-health-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:06:30 -0400 The Diane Rehm Show 19534 at http://thedianerehmshow.org