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: Steve Roberts
Absentee ballots, provisional ballots, and voter registration lists are just a few of the areas of concern as the Presidential election fast approaches. We’ll talk with several election experts about our voting system.
- Rebecca Vigil-Giron president, National Association of Secretaries of State and New Mexico Secretary of State
- Doug Chapin - duplicate record director, Electionline.org
- Ralph Neas chief executive, National Coalition on Health Care
- Eliza Newlin Carney contributing editor for National Journal and author of the the weekly election law column ‘Rules of the Game’ at nationaljournal.com.
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