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Frank Delaney: "The Matchmaker of Kenmare"

February 14, 2011

Set in Ireland during World War II, a new novel tells the story of a man and woman brought together by grief and compassion. They are drawn into the conflict as spies for the Allies and discover the perils of neutrality in both war and love.

Developments in Egypt

February 14, 2011

An update on Egypt after the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak: The peaceful revolution's impact on the region and reaction across the world. As the military council takes over the country, Diane and her guests discuss a future transition to democracy.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

February 11, 2011

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak resigns on the 18th day of protests. A suicide bombing in Pakistan kills dozens. And Sudan's president says he'll accept referendum results and allow the South to secede.

WikiLeaks, the Internet and Democracy

February 9, 2011

An update on the legal fight over the possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, and the overall impact of Wikileak documents, social media, and the Internet on citizen empowerment

Whether China's Growth is America's Loss

Whether China's Growth is America's Loss

February 8, 2011

Last week Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke dismissed complaints by China and others that U.S. policies were driving up the global prices of goods and energy. Instead he blamed these increases largely on “ the very strong demand...

Jasmin Darznik: "The Good Daughter"

Jasmin Darznik: "The Good Daughter"

February 7, 2011

Jasmin Darznik was three when she moved with her parents from Iran to California during the 1979 Iranian Revolution. She grew up ashamed of her mother’s old world ways and resentful of her protectiveness. By the time she was in her...

Crisis in Egypt

Crisis in Egypt

February 7, 2011

The U-S, Israel, and much of the Arab world are watching anxiously as events continue to unfold in Egypt: An update on demands of protesters and efforts to restore calm.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 4, 2011

Protests in Egypt turn violent as pro-Mubarak groups attack anti-government demonstrators. Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Yemen and Jordan. And the U.S. and E.U. pledge support for the opposition in Belarus. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Protests in Egypt and the Region

February 2, 2011

An uprising in Egypt enters its second week. The latest news from Egypt and analysis of recent developments.

Unrest in Egypt

January 31, 2011

Protesters in Egypt vow to continue their demonstrations until President Hosni Mubarak resigns. Leaders in the Arab world have been shaken by waves of protests -- in Egypt, Yemen and elsewhere after Tunisia's government fell. Jordan's nervous monarchy is promising reform. What the turmoil could mean for the region and U.S. interests.

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