Politics

Howard Dean

December 1, 2003

He opposed the war in Iraq and now he wants to expand health care, return to balanced budgets, and let Americans take control of the country's destiny. Physician and former governor of Vermont Howard Dean joins Diane to talk about his...

David Maraniss: "They Marched Into Sunlight" (Simon & Schuster)

November 25, 2003

Journalist David Maraniss talks about a convergence of events in the fall of 1967: a deadly ambush in Vietnam and a deadly clash between protesters and police at the University of Wisconsin.

John Edwards

November 25, 2003

North Carolina Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards discusses why he's running for president.

Madeleine Albright: "Madam Secretary" (Miramax)

November 24, 2003

The nation's first and only woman Secretary of State talks about her life and diplomatic service and gives her opinions on the current state of world affairs.

Project for the New American Century

November 24, 2003

In 1997, a group of influential conservatives, many of them with past government experiences, launched "The Project for the New American Century," through which they outlined proposals for US foreign policy. Today, many of its...

Ambassador Carol Moseley-Braun

November 18, 2003

Former Ambassador and Senator from Illinois Carol Moseley-Braun joins Diane to talk about why she’s running for president.

Lou Cannon: "Governor Reagan" (Public Affairs)

November 13, 2003

Journalist Lou Cannon talks about the original movie star-turned-California governor: Ronald Reagan. His new book describes Reagan's journey from actor to politician to conservative icon.

Garry Wills: "Negro President" (Houghton Mifflin)

November 12, 2003

Pulitzer Prize winning historian Garry Wills reveals a controversial and neglected aspect about the presidency of one of America's greatest icons: the fact that Thomas Jefferson won the election of 1800 by virtue of slave...

Democracy in the Middle East

November 12, 2003

President Bush last week called for the Middle East to open to democracy. But the U.S. gamble on Iraq, the war on terrorism, and other factors have as yet unknown repercussions for the region. A panel talks about interrelated U.S...

Judicial Nominations

November 11, 2003

Senate Republicans have scheduled a 30-hour session to force a debate on the confirmation of controversial judicial nominees. A panel talks about the nomination and confirmation process for federal judges and how it has taken on enormous...

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