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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

September 12, 2014

President Obama authorizes American airstrikes in Syria to fight ISIS. The U.S. and Europe back new economic sanctions against Russia. And Britain's prime minister urges Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 12, 2014

The nation reacts to President Barack Obama’s plan to defeat ISIS. House Republicans outline a spending plan to avoid a government shutdown. And the NFL comes under fire for its handling of the Ray Rice assault video. A panel of journalists joins Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Ken Burns: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"

Ken Burns: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"

September 11, 2014

The latest documentary by Emmy-award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the interconnected lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Ken Burns on the Roosevelt family and their lasting influence on America.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: "Off the Sidelines"

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: "Off the Sidelines"

September 10, 2014

A new memoir by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. In sharing the story of her own life, the Democrat from New York calls upon all women to raise their voices and get involved in public life.

Analysis of Tuesday's Primary Results

Analysis of Tuesday's Primary Results

September 10, 2014

Voters in five states went to the polls Tuesday in the last of the 2014 primaries. We analyze the results and what they could mean for Democratic and Republican prospects in the November elections.

President Obama, Congress And Strategy For Defeating The Islamic State

President Obama, Congress And Strategy For Defeating The Islamic State

September 9, 2014

President Barack Obama this week will outline a strategy for defeating the extremist group ISIS, or the Islamic State. Analysis of U.S. options and what support the president can expect from Congress and the American public.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

September 5, 2014

NATO agrees to create a rapid-response military force. Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine begin today in Belarus. And world health officials give dire warnings on Ebola. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 5, 2014

A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Former CENTCOM Commander General Tony Zinni

Former CENTCOM Commander General Tony Zinni

September 2, 2014

General Tony Zinni was commander-in-chief of U.S. Central Command and a special envoy to the Middle East before retiring as a four-star general. He joins Diane to talk about U.S. foreign policy, presidential leadership, and why he believes our military often fails to achieve the outcomes promised by Washington.

Readers' Review: "The Grapes Of Wrath" By John Steinbeck  (Rebroadcast)

Readers' Review: "The Grapes Of Wrath" By John Steinbeck (Rebroadcast)

September 1, 2014

From our January Readers’ Review: “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck. Published 75 years ago, Steinbeck’s story of the Joad family's migration from Dust Bowl Oklahoma to California holds important lessons for today. Diane and...

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