Conflict

Iraq Update

January 21, 2003

A panel talks about the latest news on the international effort to disarm Saddam Hussein's Iraq.

Anti-War Movement

January 13, 2003

Anti-war protesters are planning a march in Washington and San Francisco for this weekend. We'll talk about the status of the anti-war movement in the United States, who supports the movement and why.

Jonathan Shay: "Odysseus in America" (Scribner)

December 12, 2002

Psychiatrist Jonathan Shay talks about his experiences working with Vietnam War veterans, and about the difficulty many combat veterans face when they return to civilian life.

Venezuela

December 12, 2002

There's no resolution to a ten day nationwide strike in Venezuela led by opponents of democratically elected President Hugo Chavez. A panel joins Diane to talk about the crisis in Venezuela and its wider implications.

Iraq Update

December 11, 2002

A panel talks about the latest news from the U.N. weapons inspections underway in Iraq, and reactions from the Bush Administration and its allies.

Open Phones

December 9, 2002

Diane talks with listeners about the economy, domestic politics, international attitudes toward Americans, weapons inspections in Iraq, and more.

Senator Bob Graham

December 5, 2002

Outgoing chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Bob Graham of Florida, joins Diane to talk about the ongoing terrorist threats we face and the role of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Qatar

December 3, 2002

A panel talks about Qatar, a tiny Persian Gulf state with a U.S. military base and command center that is also being talked about as a possible base of operations for a U.S. assault on Iraq.

DeAnne Blanton and Lauren Cook: "They Fought Like Demons" (LSU Press)

November 13, 2002

Authors DeAnne Blanton and Lauren Cook present their research on more than 240 women who dressed as men and fought in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

Con Coughlin: Saddam: "King of Terror" (Ecco)

November 12, 2002

Saddam Hussein has ruled Iraq for decades, but here in the U.S. we know very little about the life of this man who is called one of our country's top enemies. British journalist Con Coughlin talks about his new biography of Iraq's ruler.

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