Crime

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."

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.

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