Economic Implications of War

February 3, 2003

A discussion on how a U.S.-led war against Iraq could affect domestic spending priorities, the federal budget and the U.S. economy.

Jason Goodwin: "Greenback" (Henry Holt)

January 27, 2003

Of all the currencies in the world, the American dollar is by far the most recognized, the most sought after, and the most stable. Author Jason Goodwin tells the story of the dollar and its impact on the world.

FDA Commissioner McClellan

January 15, 2003

Diane talks with Mark McClellan, the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

Economic Outlook

January 6, 2003

Unemployment stands at 6% and the stock market posted losses for the third consecutive year. Three economists join Diane to talk about the economic outlook for 2003.

President Bush's economic team

December 10, 2002

President Bush has announced his choice to replace Paul O'Neill as Secretary of the Treasury. It's John Snow of the CSX Corporation. Diane and her guests talk about changes in President Bush's economic advising team and how policy may...

Military Families

November 27, 2002

Diane and her guests talk about the special strains and concerns faced by families of American military personnel, and about the services offered by the Pentagon and other organizations to support our military families.

Muriel Siebert: "Changing the Rules" (Free Press)

November 8, 2002

Muriel Siebert, the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, talks about her groundbreaking career on Wall Street, and offers her take on the latest scandals rocking the financial world.

Arthur Levitt: "Take on the Street" (Pantheon)

October 15, 2002

Former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt offers a real insider's advice on understanding both how the stock market works and the ups and downs of recent months.

West Coast Ports

October 7, 2002

A panel talks about the issues at stake in the labor dispute that has closed West Coast ports, and the ramifications of the shutdowns for the U.S. economy.

Pierre Bonnard at the Phillips Collection

September 26, 2002

A panel talks about a new exhibit of the works of post-Impressionist Pierre Bonnard, now on view at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, and slated for later exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.

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