Wednesday, Jul 23 10 a.m. (ET)

Senator Obama’s Trip Abroad

Senator Barack Obama leaves war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan for stops in Jordan and Israel as he continues his high-profile trip abroad. Diane and her guests assess the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's trip and the McCain...

Wednesday, Jul 23 11 a.m. (ET)

Readers Review: “Anne of Green Gables” by L.M. Montgomery

In 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery published this classic story of an eleven-year-old orphan sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm. Diane invites you to join the discussion about...

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