Changing public attitudes have led to a decline in U.S. soda sales. But health expert Marion Nestle believes many people still consume unhealthy amounts of sugary drinks. She argues beverage companies are spending millions on research that misleads consumers.
Diane talks with EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman about environmental issues: the Pentagon’s requests for exemptions from certain environmental laws, new rules for off-road diesel vehicles, the "Clear Skies" initiative, and more. After talking with Ms. Whitman, Diane will be joined by environmental reporter Eric Pianin of the "Washington Post" and Jonathan Adler, columnist for "National Review Online" and Assistant Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
- Jonathan Adler columnist for "National Review Online" and and Asst. Professor of Law at Case Western Universtiy
- Eric Pianin "Washington Post"
- Christine Todd Whitman co-chair, Republican Leadership Council - a group that supports fiscally conservative, socially tolerant candidates; former EPA Administrator (2001-03); former governor of New Jersey (1994-2001)
Most Recent Shows
Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates was just named a MacArthur Fellow. A conversation with Coates about the devastating effect of mass incarceration on black families and his recent memoir about growing up in inner-city Baltimore.
For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.
Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.