President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Of the one hundred Americans serving in the U.S. Senate, only nine are women. Although they come from different parties, different regions, and different backgrounds, they meet regularly for dinner to talk about both politics and their personal lives. They teamed up to co-write a book about their experiences in the Senate, and several of them join guest host Steve Roberts in this hour to tell their stories and to talk about their hopes that more women will serve in to Congress.
- Sen. Barbara Mikulski D-Maryland
- Sen. Patty Murray D-Washington
- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison R-Texas
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