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.
Students in Iran have staged a series of protests for domestic reforms. Ruling clerics have blamed the demonstrations on outside influences, particularly the United States. Two analysts join Diane to talk about what’s going on in Iran and implications for U.S. policy.
- Geoffrey Kemp the Nixon Center
- Azar Nafisi director of Cultural Conversations and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran"
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