In 2007, neuroscientist Lisa Genova self-published her first novel, “Still Alice.” It tells the story of a Harvard psychology professor and her experience with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The book became a best-seller and is now a major motion picture. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “Still Alice.”
The Yemeni government launches an offensive against al Qaeda. A Pentagon report finds one in five released Guantanamo detainees is suspected of trying to join or rejoin a militant group. And China opposes additional Iranian sanctions. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Elise Labott State Department producer for CNN.
- Barbara Slavin journalist and author; former assistant managing editor for world and national security at "The Washington Times."
- Martin Walker foreign affairs writer, United Press International.
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