Crime

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

April 4, 2013

Mandatory minimum sentencing has been part of the government’s war on drugs, but critics say it’s not working. A panel joins guest host Susan Page to discuss new efforts to give judges more discretion.

Update On Gun Control Legislation

April 1, 2013

As members of Congress face voters over the spring recess, President Barack Obama makes the case for stricter gun control laws. Diane and her guests discuss the status of gun control legislation three months after the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.

Peter Andreas: "Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America"

March 28, 2013

The history of America’s porous borders: How smuggling and illegal immigration have driven U.S. economic growth.

Amity Gaige: "Schroder"

Amity Gaige: "Schroder"

February 21, 2013

A new novel explores whether a person whose life is built on lies can be a good and loving parent.

Debate Over The Use Of Domestic Drones

February 21, 2013

Government agencies and private companies foresee many good reasons to use unmanned remote controlled aircraft in the our skies here at home, but some say adequate safeguards need to be established.

The Growing Threat Of Cyber-Espionage

February 12, 2013

A new intelligence report warns the U.S. is the target of massive cyber-espionage, mostly from China. What the U.S. is doing to address economic and national security threats posed by cyber attacks.

Federal And State Efforts To Reduce Gun Violence

January 16, 2013

New York lawmakers agree on tighter gun control laws. President Barack Obama is expected to announce broad action to curb gun violence later this week. An update on federal and state gun control efforts.

New Calls To Renew The Violence Against Women Act

January 9, 2013

Several high profile rape cases have spurred new calls to address violence against women. Efforts to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

Debate Over Ways To Improve School Safety

December 19, 2012

Last week's tragedy in Connecticut prompts new questions about how to keep students safe at school: What parents, administrators, and safety experts think should be done to improve security.

Mass Shootings And Their Effect On The American Psyche

December 17, 2012

A massacre at a Connecticut elementary school has left Americans once again asking how we can stop gun violence. Diane and her guests discuss the effects of mass shootings on the American psyche.

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