American officials say they believe Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails. The U.N. expresses caution about a Russian plan to allow civilians and unarmed rebels to leave Aleppo, Syria. And Turkey ramps up a crackdown on the media and military. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
The March Readers’ Review panel discusses Aldous Huxley’s novel “Brave New World,” written in 1932. It’s a chilling portrait of a nightmarish society of the future. As we approach the end of the 20th century, Diane and her guests will take a look at one man’s ideas of what might lie ahead.
- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- Ronald Goldfarb attorney, author, and literary agent.
- Patricia Griffith novelist and associate professor of English at George Washington University
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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