Ten states now have animal welfare laws requiring bigger cages for hens and livestock. We look at what these new rules could mean for food prices, farmers and how we raise animals in the United States.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
A panel talks about the Pentagon’s no-photos rule at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, and the relationships between the government, the media, and the public in war time.
- David Perlmutter associate professor of mass communication at Louisiana State University
- Bryan Whitman deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
- Bill Kovach founding chairman of the Committee of Concerned Journalists, and former Washington bureau chief for the New York Times
Most Recent Shows
Senate confirmation hearings begin for Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general. Some Republican lawmakers question her stance on contested issues including immigration reform, marijuana legalization and trials for terror suspects. Join us as we discuss the hearings.
In 2007, neuroscientist Lisa Genova self-published her first novel, “Still Alice.” It tells the story of a Harvard psychology professor and her experience with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The book became a best-seller and is now a major motion picture. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “Still Alice.”
With more people returning to the workforce, automakers are seeing a boom in car sales. But there's growing concern about a surge in auto loans to buyers with weak credit. The risks of subprime auto loans.