For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
A new survey shows that except for war coverage, Americans aren’t following international news much more closely than they did before September eleventh. A panel talks about why so many Americans don’t tune in to current events around the world.
- Terence Smith media correspondent and senior producer for the "Newshour" with Jim Lehrer; former national and foreign correspondent and editor with the "New York Times"
- Tom Rosenstiel director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism
- Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
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