The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
For the past several years, best-selling novelist Wally Lamb has taught writing to a group of women who are prisoners at the York Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Lamb talks with Diane about a new collection of some of these stories, and about the transforming power of the written word. Joining them are two of the contributors to the book, Tabatha Rowley, author of the essay, "Hair Chronicles", and Robin Cullen, author of the essay, "Christmas in Prison".
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