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.
Historian Joseph Ellis examines the relationships between the men we call "the founding fathers" of our country. His new book sheds light on how our constitution and political systems began not always as well-reasoned and carefully-planned ideas, but often for more quirky reasons that came out of the friendships and rivalries between Adams, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, Washington, and others.
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