Politics

Haiti

March 1, 2004

U.S. Marines headed to Haiti Sunday night after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigned and left the country. A panel talks about the unrest leading up to Aristide's resignation and what could happen next.

The Politics of Economic Forecasting

February 24, 2004

Diane and her guests talk about how President Bush and the contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are using employment projections and U.S. economic trends in their campaigns.

Iran

February 23, 2004

Friday's parliamentary elections in Iran have been described as the last nail in the coffin of the reform movement. Others believe it's just one chapter in a story that will end in a free, democratic Iran. A panel talks about the elections...

Iraq Update

February 17, 2004

Iraq's political transition is moving forward and suffering serious setbacks at the same time. A panel talks about the security problems plaguing Iraq and the latest news of progress.

Haiti

February 16, 2004

A violent uprising in Haiti has killed at least 49 people and threatened the presidency of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. A panel talks about the grievances against Aristide and how the conflict might be resolved.

Nuclear Transfers from Pakistan

February 11, 2004

A top Pakistani scientist confessed to selling nuclear secrets to Libya, Iran, and North Korea, but an international agency says this revelation is just the tip of the iceberg. A panel talks about what really happened in Pakistan and the...

Kevin Phillips: "American Dynasty" (Viking)

February 10, 2004

President Bush's father was president and his grandfather a senator. But a one-time Republican strategist traces the family's political connections much further back. Kevin Phillips takes a look at four generations of the Bush family...

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...

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