On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
President Bush’s 2006 budget proposal includes new limits of federal payments to farmers. We’ll talk about implications of the proposal and trends in the U.S. farming industry.
- Bruce Gardner dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland and author of "American Agriculture in the 20th Century: How It Flourished and What It Cost"
- Jon Doggett vice president for public policy, The National Corn Growers Association
Most Recent Shows
David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.
Mary Chapin Carpenter joins Diane to talk about her new album, the "artistic insight of middle age" and rewriting her life story in new ways.
A rebroadcast of Diane's 1999 interview with J.K. Rowling, author of the acclaimed Harry Potter series.