Politics

Update On The 2014 Gubernatorial Races

Update On The 2014 Gubernatorial Races

October 21, 2014

Voters in 36 states cast ballots for governor in two weeks. Eleven incumbents find themselves in extremely tight races. Why so many sitting governors are in jeopardy and what party swaps at the top could mean for state politics.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

October 17, 2014

The U.N. says the world is failing to contain Ebola in West Africa, stepped-up coalition airstrikes in the battle against ISIS on a Syrian border town and new concerns about sagging global economic growth: Please join us to discuss the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 17, 2014

The CDC director faces questions on Capitol Hill about U.S. Ebola preparedness. Courts weigh in on voter ID laws in two states. And a volatile week for the stock market. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Suki Kim: "Without You, There Is No Us"

Suki Kim: "Without You, There Is No Us"

October 15, 2014

A Korean-American journalist gets a job teaching English to the sons of North Korea's elite. Her memoir offers a rare peek inside the world's most mysterious country.

Calls For A  Strengthened Approach In The Fight Against Ebola

Calls For A Strengthened Approach In The Fight Against Ebola

October 15, 2014

A growing number of public health experts are calling for a broader and more coordinated approach in the fight against Ebola. Diane and her guests discuss efforts to boost training for health care workers, treatment protocols and disease surveillance.

Leon Panetta: "Worthy Fights: A Memoir Of Leadership In War And Peace"

Leon Panetta: "Worthy Fights: A Memoir Of Leadership In War And Peace"

October 14, 2014

Leon Panetta held high-level positions under three presidents. His views on President Barack Obama's leadership, U.S. policy in the Middle East and what's needed to meet the national security challenges of today.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

October 10, 2014

Turkey rejects unilateral ground operations against ISIS. Protests reignite in Hong Kong. And North Korea's leader has been out sight for five weeks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 10, 2014

Ebola screening begins at U.S. airports. The Supreme Court refuses to rule on same-sex marriage. And midterm races heat up. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Yochi Dreazen: "The Invisible Front"

Yochi Dreazen: "The Invisible Front"

October 9, 2014

The military’s suicide rate jumped more than 80 percent between 2002 and 2009. One military family who lost a son to suicide and another to combat in Iraq is trying to change that. A new book about one family’s fight to transform the military’s approach to mental illness.

Katha Pollitt: "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights"

Katha Pollitt: "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights"

October 8, 2014

One in three American women will have an abortion by age 45. Yet, even 40 years after Roe v. Wade, the issue remains contentious. Feminist author Katha Pollitt on why she thinks it’s time to re-frame the debate over abortion.

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