For our next Readers’ Review: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll. The whimsical classic turns 150 this year. Help us mark the occasion by joining our discussion.
Following Republican victories in the 2010 midterm elections, legislatures around the country passed new voting laws. Today, 10 states require photo identification to vote and most states allow early voting and provisional ballots. Democrats say some of these laws discourage minorities and the poor from voting. Republicans argue they prevent fraud. Courts in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio will hear arguments this week on voter ID and early voting. And in Florida, a battle over voter registration might cause a replay of the 2000 presidential election. Diane and guests discuss new voting laws and how it will impact the 2012 presidential race.
- Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-Contra hearings and founding partner with the Lichfield Group.
- Spencer Overton professor at The George Washington University Law School.
- Richard Hasen Chancellor's professor of law and political science at the University of California, Irvine School of Law.
- John Fortier director of the Democracy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Institute.
Most Recent Shows
The number of children allergic to peanuts has skyrocketed. A new study suggests doctors have been giving the wrong advice about peanuts for years. A discussion of what the latest research says about preventing the sometimes life-threatening allergy.
Angela Lansbury on her life, career and current starring role in a revival of Noel Coward's comedy "Blithe Spirit."
High-level officials from the U.S. and Iran may be inching closer to an agreement over limits on Iran's nuclear program. Prospects for the deal and why some argue any agreement could be a security threat to the region and the U.S.