Politics

Gen. Wesley Clark

July 22, 2003

Retired General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, joins Diane to talk about issues ranging from the US-led war in Iraq, to the 2004 political outlook.

Prime Minister Tony Blair in Washington

July 17, 2003

British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in Washington today addressing a joint session of Congress. He was a loyal supporter of the U.S. led war in Iraq, but continues to face harsh criticism at home. We'll talk about U.S. - U.K. relations...

Liberia Update

July 14, 2003

Secretary of State Colin Powell says the U.S. will support Liberia in its transition peroiod after President Charles Taylor steps down. A panel talks about the latest developments in this West African nation and how the U.S. plans to help.

Politics and the Internet

July 9, 2003

A panel talks about the growth of political activism, organizing, fundraising, and campaigning online, and what it could mean in the fall of 2004.

Guantanamo Detainees

July 7, 2003

A conversation about the plans underway for charging or releasing the 680 people at the U.S. military facility in Guantanamo, Cuba, many of whom have been there since the fall of 2001.

Rita Katz, aka "Anonymous: The Terrorist Hunter" (Ecco)

June 30, 2003

An Iraqi-born woman who eventually moved to the U.S. describes how she went undercover to infiltrate the radical Islamic groups operating in America

President Bush in Africa

June 25, 2003

A conversation about President Bush's upcoming trip to Africa, which is expected to include stops in at least five countries and discussions with political leaders about famine, HIV/AIDS, democracy, terrorism and other security issues, and...

Todd Gitlin: "Letters to a Young Activist" (Basic Books

June 23, 2003

In his new book, former student protest leader and Columbia University professor Todd Gitlin reflects on how activism has changed since the era of the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War, and shares his insights on effective activism.

Fund Raising for the 2004 Presidential Race

June 19, 2003

President Bush launched his re-election fund raising efforts this week. His campaign war chest will likely set a new record. Meanwhile a crowded Democratic field is competing for primary votes as well as dollars. We'll talk about fund...

California Ballot Initiative

June 18, 2003

Diane and her guests talk about California's proposed ballot initiative to recall that state's recently re-elected governor, embattled Democrat Gray Davis, as early as this fall.

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