Crime

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.

Voter Fraud And Intimidation

October 25, 2012

Republicans are pushing efforts to crack down on voter fraud, but others say the problem is extremely rare. Debate over the scope of voter fraud and what's being done to prevent it.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 19, 2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney continue to battle after a contentious debate. A plot to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank is foiled. And U.S. home building surges.

The Risks And Rewards Of Being A Whistle-blower

The Risks And Rewards Of Being A Whistle-blower

October 11, 2012

The House votes to expand protections for federal workers who expose government waste fraud and abuse. Diane and her guests discuss the risks, rewards, and protections for whistle-blowers.

Paul French:  "Midnight in Peking:  How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China" (Rebroadcast)

Paul French: "Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China" (Rebroadcast)

October 8, 2012

Historian and China expert uses modern resources to solve a long forgotten murder mystery in the last days of colonial Peking.

Environmental Outlook: Elephants And The Ivory Trade

October 2, 2012

Tens of thousands of African elephants are being slaughtered every year to meet demand for ivory in China, the Philippines and Thailand. Inside the underground ivory trade and the future of Africa's elephants.

Preview Of The New Session Of The U.S. Supreme Court

October 1, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases on affirmative action and same-sex marriage in the new term and is likely to take up voting rights. What's ahead in the nation's highest court.

The Dangers Of Hazing And What's Being Done About It

September 20, 2012

Since the 1970s there has been at least one hazing-related death every year on U.S. college campuses. Why the practice persists and what's being done to stop it.

Andy Greenberg: "This Machine Kills Secrets: How Wikileakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim To Free The World's Information"

September 17, 2012

Forbes reporter Andy Greenberg unveils the world of politically motivated hackers, who they are and how they operate.

Readers' Review: "Presumed Innocent" By Scott Turow

Readers' Review: "Presumed Innocent" By Scott Turow

August 22, 2012

For our August Readers' Review: Scott Turow's first legal thriller. It brings to life one man's nightmare as he faces conviction for the murder of his lover. Join Diane and her guests to discuss "Presumed Innocent."

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