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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

July 18, 2014

A surface-to-air missile shoots down a passenger airliner over Ukraine. Israel launches a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip. And the U.S. announces sanctions against Russia's energy and defense sectors. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

July 18, 2014

The White House faces resistance to spending for the border crisis. Top GM officials testify before Congress on the company’s delayed ignition switch recall. And the House passes a temporary highway funding bill. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top news.

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

July 15, 2014

Seattle-based entrepreneur Nick Hanauer argues that mega-millionaires like him need to do more to help reduce income inequality.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

July 11, 2014

Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top U.S. news.

White House Weighs Options On Surge In Unaccompanied Children At U.S.- Mexico Border

White House Weighs Options On Surge In Unaccompanied Children At U.S.- Mexico Border

July 8, 2014

More than 50,000 unaccompanied children have been caught at the U.S./Mexico border since October. The Obama administration weighs strategies to address the humanitarian and legal crisis.

Congressional Outlook

Congressional Outlook

July 7, 2014

Congress has months before the midterms but expectations for legislative action are low. Congressional deadlock and potential consequences of the partisan divide.

Danielle Allen: "Our Declaration"

Danielle Allen: "Our Declaration"

July 3, 2014

For the Fourth of July: A fresh reading of the Declaration of Independence and how ideas of freedom and equality have been interpreted over the years.

Robert Caro:  LBJ and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Robert Caro: LBJ and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

June 30, 2014

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. We talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Robert Caro on LBJ and his role in the struggle for civil rights.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

June 27, 2014

Iraq's prime minister welcomes Syrian airstrikes against ISIS militants. Secretary of State Kerry pushes Russia to urge Ukraine separatists to disarm. And international outrage over Egypt's sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists. 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

June 27, 2014

The Supreme Court hands down key rulings. House Speaker John Boehner says he will file suit against President Barack Obama accusing him of abuse of executive power. And what we learned from Tuesday’s primaries. Our panel discusses the week's top headlines.

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