Politics

Joan Biskupic: "On Her Own Terms" (Ecco)

October 20, 2005

A look at the tenure and impact of the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court.

Admiral Stansfield Turner: "Burn Before Reading" (Hyperion)

October 17, 2005

The former Director of Central Intelligence talks about the rocky history of the nation's spy chiefs and how to improve U.S. intelligence efforts.

Tony Blankley: "The West's Last Chance" (Regnery)

October 14, 2005

The editorial page editor of "The Washington Times" offers his take on how to win the war on terror.

Andrea Mitchell: "Talking Back" (Viking)

October 5, 2005

The trailblazing NBC correspondent reflects on her career in journalism and offers a behind-the-scenes look at powerful Washington politicos, including her husband, Federal Reserve chairman, Alan Greenspan.

Bush Administration Appointments

October 4, 2005

Monday President Bush nominated White House counsel Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court -- a move that surprised many given her lack of judicial experience. A look at the Miers nomination and other key appointments of this administration.

Brandt Goldstein: "Storming the Court" (Scribner)

September 26, 2005

In 1992, Yale law students sued the U.S. government over the detention of Haitian refugees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The author explains how this case became precedent for human rights concerns over suspected terrorists held at the...

News Roundup

September 16, 2005

A panel of journalists joins Diane for review and analysis of the week’s top national and international news stories.

Salman Rushdie: "Shalimar The Clown" (Random House)

September 13, 2005

The author presents his latest novel. It deals with the roots of terrorism as seen in the aftermath of the Kashmir conflict, when the fates of a World War II resistance hero and a Kashmiri dancing girl converge.

Polls and Preparedness - 9/11 and Katrina

September 12, 2005

Many say Hurricane Katrina has exposed deep flaws in our emergency response system four years after 9/11. Diane and her guests discuss the most recent polls and the enormous relief and recovery efforts ahead.

News Roundup

September 9, 2005

A panel of journalists joins Diane for review and analysis of the week’s top national and international news stories.

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