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Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

July 16, 2013

Dr. Sid Wolfe on the effort to ensure the safety of prescription drugs and his 40-year career as a consumer health advocate.

The High Price Of College Tuition

July 15, 2013

Tuition is at record levels at both public and private colleges and universities: Why college is so expensive and what can be done about it.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

July 12, 2013

House Republicans overwhelmingly resist comprehensive immigration overhaul. President Barack Obama's nominee to head the FBI answers questions about domestic surveillance. And the Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Detroit's Financial Crisis And Its National Implications

July 10, 2013

The city of Detroit and its $20 billion debt: What's ahead for residents, unions and investors. Plus, implications for other cash-strapped U.S. cities.

David Robertson: "Brick By Brick: How LEGO Rewrote The Rules Of Innovation And Conquered The Global Toy Industry"

David Robertson: "Brick By Brick: How LEGO Rewrote The Rules Of Innovation And Conquered The Global Toy Industry"

July 1, 2013

Despite a cult-like devotion to LEGO, the toy brand faced near bankruptcy just a decade ago. How LEGO pulled off one of the most successful business transformations in recent memory.

Health Insurance Exchanges

June 20, 2013

Open enrollment for health insurance through state exchanges begins Oct. 1. The push to get the systems up and running and Americans signed up.

America's Energy Future Beyond Oil And Gas

June 5, 2013

Natural gas production in this country is booming. On a far smaller scale, so are some alternative energy industries. Please join us to discuss the growth prospects for wind, solar and nuclear power in the United States.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 31, 2013

A U.S. drone kills Pakistan's number two Taliban leader. Syria says it has received the first shipment of Russian missiles. And a Chinese firm agrees to buy the world's largest pork producer.

Jaron Lanier: "Who Owns The Future?"

Jaron Lanier: "Who Owns The Future?"

May 9, 2013

Companies like Google and Facebook are estimated to be worth billions of dollars. A technology pioneer on why the middle class has been left out of the boom.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

May 6, 2013

A conversation with Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank about his plans to reduce extreme poverty by 2030 and address the effects of climate change in the world's poorest nations.

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