An update on the plane crash in the French Alps. Saudi Arabia launches air strikes against Yemen rebel bases. And President Barack Obama slows U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
A relatively small political magazine called the Washington Monthly has had a relatively strong influence on journalism, having served as a training ground for many talented writers and editors, including Nicholas Lemann, James Fallows, Michael Kinsley and Katherine Boo. Its founder, Charles Peters, recently retired after 33 years as editor-in-chief. He joins Diane to talk about his career and about how the field of journalism has changed over the years.
- Charles Peters journalist and former editor-in-chief of Washington Monthly magazine
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