Crime

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."

Tal McThenia & Margaret Dunbar Cutright: "A Case For Solomon: Bobby Dunbar And The Kidnapping That Haunted A Nation"

Tal McThenia & Margaret Dunbar Cutright: "A Case For Solomon: Bobby Dunbar And The Kidnapping That Haunted A Nation"

August 14, 2012

In 1912, the 4-year-old son of a wealthy Louisiana family went missing. A legal battle erupted over his identity when he was found months later. His granddaughter Margaret Dunbar Cutright and documentarian Tal McThenia describe the struggle to determine the boy's identity.

Hate Groups In America

August 8, 2012

The number of active hate groups in the United States has doubled in the last decade. Diane and guests discuss what's behind the rise and new efforts to track the groups' activities.

Law Enforcement’s Growing Reliance On Cell Phone Data

July 25, 2012

Last year, law enforcement agencies made 1.3 million requests for cell phone user information. New questions about digital privacy and mobile surveillance.

Gun Control In An Election Year

July 24, 2012

In the wake of the Colorado shootings, national debate over gun control is in the spotlight, but most politicians are remaining silent. Diane and her guests discuss the absence of political debate over gun control in an election year.

Martin Walker: "The Crowded Grave:  A Mystery Of The French Countryside"

Martin Walker: "The Crowded Grave: A Mystery Of The French Countryside"

July 23, 2012

Terrorists, animal rights activists and a decades-old corpse turn up in an idyllic French village. It's the latest novel featuring Bruno, chief of police, by journalist Martin Walker.

Philip Houston and Michael Floyd: "Spy the Lie"

July 19, 2012

Two former CIA agents explain how the techniques they used to catch terrorists and spies can be applied in our daily lives. How to spot a lie and get people to tell you the truth.

New Testimony And More Questions In The Interest Rate Rigging Scandal

July 17, 2012

Regulators in at least seven countries are looking into the Libor interest rate scandal. New testimony and what it may mean on both sides of the Atlantic.

Stephan Talty: "Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day"

July 16, 2012

The D-Day invasion of Normandy was pivotal to the outcome of World War II. The story of a double agent who helped shape this battle and defeat the Nazis.

Ending Violence Against Women Worldwide

July 12, 2012

The public execution of an Afghan woman falsely accused of adultery has prompted international outrage. New efforts to curb violence against women.

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