The play opened on Broadway 56 years ago and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1949. Diane and her guests discuss why Arthur Miller’s masterpiece continues to resonate with theatergoers and readers today.


  • E.J. Dionne Jr. senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right" and of "Stand Up Fight Back."
  • Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
  • Roger Wilkins professor of history and American culture at George Mason University

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