American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
As the new year begins, Diane and her guests look ahead to the new presidency and talk about what 2001 may bring for the nation’s capital and the rest of the country.
- Josette Shiner deputy United States Trade Representative
- Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
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