Law

The Debate Over Immigration and Birthright Citizenship

The Debate Over Immigration and Birthright Citizenship

August 4, 2010

Some conservative lawmakers have suggested eliminating automatic citizenship for children of illegal immigrants. We take a look at the implications of increasing political pressure for new immigration laws.

News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

July 30, 2010

A federal judges blocks parts of Arizona's immigration law from taking effect, BP gets an American CEO and President Obama pushes for more loans to small businesses. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the...

Credit 101 for Teens and Young Adults

Credit 101 for Teens and Young Adults

July 29, 2010

New credit card laws require people under twenty-one to either have a co-signer or prove they can pay their bills. Teaching young people how to manage money responsibly and build a good credit history.

What's in the New Financial Reform Bill

What's in the New Financial Reform Bill

July 19, 2010

What's next for consumers and business after Congress approves the largest overhaul of financial regulations since the Great Depression. How the new rules could re-shape Wall Street.

The Parking Garage

The Parking Garage

July 7, 2010

Parking garages have been part of the urban landscape for more than a century. How this often-maligned structure contributes to civic life and expands the future of transportation, architecture, and design.

Readers' Review: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee (Rebroadcast)

July 5, 2010

To mark the 50th anniversary of "To Kill a Mockingbird," Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning novel. It explores racial injustice and loss of innocence in a small Southern town. Librarians...

The Supreme Court’s latest rulings and confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan

The Supreme Court’s latest rulings and confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan

June 29, 2010

The Supreme Court wraps up its session, and the Senate opens hearings on nominee Elena Kagan. Insights into the court's latest rulings and prospects for a Kagan confirmation.

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

June 21, 2010

The U.S. has been called the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. Supporters say it’s a step toward a cleaner energy future. But a new HBO documentary raises environmental and health concerns. The risks and rewards of drilling for natural gas.

Readers' Review:  "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Readers' Review: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

June 16, 2010

To mark the 50th anniversary of "To Kill a Mockingbird," Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning novel. It explores racial injustice and loss of innocence in a small Southern town. Librarians...

Domestic and international pressures build on Iran

Domestic and international pressures build on Iran

June 14, 2010

New U.N. Security council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program intensify tensions between Tehran and other nations. Iran’s relationship with the world, and its internal conflicts one year after disputed presidential elections.

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