A special March Readers' Review: Diane and her guests discuss why fiction matters. A recent study indicates that fewer than half of all Americans are reading novels today. It suggests that those who do read fiction are better able to understand the emotions of others. A conversation about the social and personal benefits of reading fiction.
America is a nation of immigrants, but generations have debated who should be allowed to cross the border and become citizens, and on what terms. A panel talks about how both political parties are positioning themselves on immigration issues in anticipation of the presidential election, and explains the top immigration issues awaiting debate in Congress.
- Mark Kirkorian Center for Immigration Studies
- Frank Sharry executive director of the National Immigration Forum
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