Crime

Corporate Responsibility

June 27, 2002

A panel talks about why corporate scandals like the alleged fraud by telecom giant WorldCom are erupting one after another, what response is appropriate and how the U.S. economy and consumers will be affected.

Investor Confidence

June 18, 2002

The conviction of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm is only the latest in a series of troubling news about corporate business practices. Diane and her guests talk about how recent events may be affecting investors and the stock market.

Drug Trade in Afghanistan

February 25, 2002

A panel talks about the looming drug control crisis created in Afghanistan when the Taliban fell and poor Afghan farmers became relatively free to plant that country's most successful cash crop: poppies for the production of opium.

Guantanamo Detainees

January 16, 2002

Diane and her guests talk about conditions at Camp X-Ray, the prison facility for al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and how the U.S. legal system may deal with the prisoners.

Enron

January 15, 2002

The Enron Corp. bankruptcy filing is the largest in U.S. history and wiped out the pensions of thousands of workers. Now it is being investigated by the Justice Department, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and several Senate...

Missing Persons

June 25, 2001

There are many organizations devoted to finding missing and abducted children. But all too often, families and friends of a missing person over the age of 18 learn that few resources exist to help them. A panel talks about the particular...

Michael Waldman: "The Second Amendment: A Biography"

January 1, 1990

A legal scholar on the history of the Constitutional right to bear arms. He argues that current gun laws are the result of political lobbying and distort the original intent of the Second Amendment.

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