Politics

Health Care Benefits for Fetuses

October 2, 2002

The Bush administration has expanded eligibility of federally subsidized health care for children to include fetuses. A panel discusses the new regulation and its implications for low income mothers.

Homeland Security

September 30, 2002

A panel talks about the security and labor issues at stake, and the politics of the debate in the Senate over homeland security.

Military Strategies for Iraq

September 24, 2002

A panel talks about the detailed options Pentagon planners have presented to President Bush for a possible U.S. attack on Iraq.

Afghanistan

September 10, 2002

A look at Afghanistan's transformation in the past year and its challenges today.

Political Outlook

September 4, 2002

After an August recess of relaxing, fundraising and campaigning, members of Congress come back to Washington for an intense political season. A panel of political analysts joins Diane to talk about the issues at the top of the...

Kevin Phillips: "Wealth and Democracy" (Broadway) (Rebroadcast)

September 2, 2002

Political analyst Kevin Phillips discusses wealth and democracy -- and whether the one is damaging to the other. His new book is a political history of money in America, from the Revolution through the "second Gilded Age" of our...

Lawrence and Cornelia Levine: "The People and the President" (Beacon)

August 22, 2002

Lawrence and Cornelia Levine talk about the national conversation that grew from President Franklin D. Roosevelt's fireside chats and the letters he received in response from Americans, as collected in their new book.

Robert Reich: "I'll Be Short" (Beacon)

August 19, 2002

Robert Reich is the former Labor Secretary in the Clinton administration and is now seeking the Democratic nomination in Massachusetts's gubernatorial race. He joins guest host Laura Knoy to talk about what he believes are governments' and...

U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

August 19, 2002

A panel talks about the latest developments in U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia, and the important role this Arab ally plays in the war on terrorism, policy toward Iraq, and more.

Testosterone and Andropause

August 14, 2002

A panel talks about the controversial notion of "andropause," the variable decrease in testosterone levels that some men experience with advancing age, and the risks and benefits of testosterone replacement therapy.

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