Analysis of Senator Barack Obama’s speech on race in America and how his words may affect his prospects in the tight race for the Democratic nomination.


  • John Harwood chief Washington correspondent for CNBC; reporter, "The New York Times;" coauthor with Jerry Seib of "Pennsylvania Avenue, Profiles in Backroom Power"
  • Donna Brazile Democratic strategist and superdelegate in the Democratic convention; chair of the DNC's Voting Rights Institute; formerly, manager of the 2000 Gore-Lieberman campaign
  • Reverend Derrick Harkins 19th Street Baptist Church
  • Deborah Simmons editorial page editor and columnist, "The Washington Times"


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Readers’ Review: “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante

Wednesday, Nov 25 2015"My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante is the first of the mysterious Italian author's Neapolitan novels. The series tells the story of a life-long friendship between two working class girls in Naples. Critics have called Ferrante “one of the greatest novelists of our time.” Yet nobody knows her true identity. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “My Brilliant Friend.”