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Emergency Preparedness

December 12, 2001

A discussion about the ongoing work to coordinate national, state and local emergency preparedness plans. Contributors during the hour include Mayor Scott King of Gary, Indiana; Gov. Robert Wise of West Virginia and Mayor Anthony Williams...

Sam Roberts: "The Brother" (Random House)

December 11, 2001

In 1953, at the height of the Cold War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for passing atomic secrets to the Soviets. Now, 50 years after the trial that convicted the Rosenbergs, Ethel's brother David Greenglass has spoken out on the...

Iraq

December 3, 2001

A panel talks about Iraq, long identified as a rogue state, its possible links to Osama bin Laden's terrorist network, and where it fits into the war on terrorism.

War Powers

November 27, 2001

The creation of military tribunals to try foreigners suspected of terrorism is only one of several ways President Bush has expanded executive power during the war on terrorism. Diane and her guests look at these changes and the...

Mario Vargas Llosa: "The Feast of the Goat"

November 14, 2001

Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa presents his newest book based on the story of the 1961 assassination of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo.

Detainees

November 8, 2001

A panel talks about the hundreds of people who were arrested in the investigation of the September 11th terrorist attacks, how many are still being held, and why, as well as the legal and security issues surrounding their detention.

Bioattack Update

October 31, 2001

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joins Diane to talk about the latest developments in the anthrax scare and how the public health system is preparing for other possible biological...

Media in Wartime

October 30, 2001

Diane talks with a panel about balancing the sometimes conflicting needs of a free press and a secure military operation, and about specific problems the media and U.S. defense forces face in America's war on terrorism.

Anxiety

October 29, 2001

Two mental health experts talk about managing the lingering effects of the September 11th attacks, including symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression.

Anthrax

October 16, 2001

Diane and her guests discuss the latest news about the ongoing anthrax incidents, and about how our investigative and public health systems are responding.

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