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A.E. Hotchner: "Paul and Me" (Doubleday)

A.E. Hotchner: "Paul and Me" (Doubleday)

March 29, 2010

Author A.E. Hotchner's intimate account of his remarkable fifty-three year friendship with Hollywood icon Paul Newman. The two met on a television project in 1955. Many decades later, they started Newman's Own food line as a prank and...

News Roundup - Hour 1

February 12, 2010

A new poll shows Americans increasingly dissatisfied and angry with the federal government, the Northeast digs out from record snowfall, and the Fed hints at raising interest rates. The stories behind the news of the week. A panel of...

The Vancouver Winter Olympics

February 11, 2010

The twenty first Winter Olympics start Friday in Vancouver, Canada. The costs, security challenges and political issues surrounding the games. And which athletes to watch.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 5, 2010

China threatens to retaliate against U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan; India offers to resume high-level talks with Pakistan; and an Iraqi court allows hundreds of banned candidates to participate in upcoming elections. A...

America in Decline?

America in Decline?

January 19, 2010

American history is marked by cycles of crisis and renewal. Today's financial, political and social issues have many asking if the nation is in decline. A discussion of how, and why, America will rise again.

News Roundup - Hour 1

January 15, 2010

The U.S. speeds supplies and support to Haiti. President Obama announces a new "bank tax." And the race to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate seat tightens. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Barbara Kingsolver: "The Lacuna" (Harper Collins)

November 5, 2009

Bestselling writer Barbara Kingsolver on her latest novel which explores how history and public opinion can shape a life.

New Business Models for Journalism

October 20, 2009

The traditional business model for journalism is collapsing, but it's not clear what will take its place: An update on new efforts to ensure a vibrant and independent press that include for profit, low profit, and non-profit news...

The U.S. Supreme Court's New Term

October 8, 2009

Gun rights, campaign finance, free speech and a Christian cross on federal land. Analysis of some of the major cases coming before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.

Media - Alternative and Mainstream

August 18, 2006

Diane and her guests discuss blogs, citizen journalism, and other forms of "alternative media" - and look at how traditional media outlets are incorporating some aspects of these new kids on the block.

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