Politics

Jane Dunn: "Elizabeth and Mary" (Knopf)

February 5, 2004

Writer Jane Dunn discusses the lives and lifelong rivalry of two rulers connected by blood, position and gender: Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.

Democratic Primary Results

February 4, 2004

A panel of political analysts joins Diane for a discussion of the results from the latest round of Democratic presidential primaries from seven states.

Congressional Election Preview

January 30, 2004

The presidential primaries have been getting so much attention, it's easy to overlook the fact that there are also Congressional elections coming up this fall. Political analysts highlight some of the key Senate and House races to watch in...

Federal Deficit

January 29, 2004

This year's federal budget deficit is projected to reach $477 billion. A panel talks about the new numbers from the Congressional Budget Office, why the debt is growing, and the debate over its significance.

New Hampshire Primary

January 28, 2004

Political analysts join Diane for a morning-after discussion of the results of the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary.

Pat Robertson: "The Ten Offenses" (Integrity Publishers)

January 27, 2004

Religious broadcaster and former presidential candidate Pat Robertson explains his belief that the Ten Commandments should be on public display and that faith should be at the center of American politics and policy.

Job Training

January 26, 2004

In his State of the Union address, President Bush called for more than $500 million in spending on job training and education initiatives. A panel describes the programs and how they would affect today's unemployed workers.

State of the Union Analysis

January 21, 2004

It's the biggest presidential speech of the year -- the annual State of the Union Address. Diane and her guests talk about the policy priorities laid out by President Bush as he looks toward his re-election campaign.

Iowa Caucuses

January 20, 2004

Political analysts join Diane for a review of the results of caucus voting in Iowa - the first major contest of this election year.

Stewart Burns: "To The Mountain Top" (Harper San Francisco)

January 15, 2004

A new biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. examines his spiritual development from cautious liberal to reluctant radical to righteous revolutionary. Author Stewart Burns examines how King's religious beliefs intertwined with his...

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