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News Roundup - Hour 1

December 4, 2009

President Obama shifts U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gets grilled on Capitol Hill. And same-sex marriage is voted out in New York but in in D.C. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the...

Wendell Berry: A Conversation

November 30, 2009

Poet, author, essayist and farmer. Wendell Berry, known as the grandfather of the slow food movement, discusses food for the body and poetry for the soul.

Analysis of Latest Health Care Proposal

November 23, 2009

The latest proposal to overhaul health care in America: How proposed legislation in the Senate compares to the House version and its likelihood for passage.

New Guidelines for Mammograms

November 18, 2009

A government-funded task force recommends women between 40 and 50 forgo annual mammograms: Pros and cons of routine screening for breast cancer for women with no special risk factors

Alan Sipress: "The Fatal Strain" (Viking)

November 16, 2009

The struggle between man and microbe: A journalist offers new details on how flu pandemics start, spread, and often baffle scientists.

Help for America's Veterans

November 11, 2009

As we honor the men and women of the military on Veteran’s Day, we look at some of the services available to them and their families when they return to civilian life.

Health Care Legislation and the House

November 9, 2009

Health care overhaul in the House. Congressional Democrats get a boost from the A-A-R-P and the American Medical Association. An update on the push for health care legislation.

Healthcare and the Economy

November 2, 2009

Debate begins in the House on its version of health care overhaul legislation. An update on how the House and Senate plans compare, impact on the deficit and the overall outlook for the U.S. economy.

Congress and the Fate of a Public Healthcare Option

October 26, 2009

Polls show a majority of Americans support some type of a government-backed health insurance plan. A panel discusses the latest on including a public option and other possible twists and turns as healthcare legislation moves ahead in...

Medical Marijuana

October 21, 2009

The Justice Department signals a new stance on medical marijuana. The U.S. attorney general directs federal prosecutors not to pursue medical marijuana cases in states where it's legal. What the policy shift may mean for patients and the...

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