Leaks and the Media

August 12, 2002

A panel talks about the practice of strategic information leaks: how it's done in the Bush White House and the Pentagon, how it tends to shape media coverage and public debate, and how it compares to information management in other...

Fast Track

July 31, 2002

A panel talks about why it's taken Congress eight years to renew the president's trade promotion authority and what it means for the U.S. economy, workers here and abroad, the environment, and more.

Police Powers for the Military

July 29, 2002

A panel talks about the legal and historical divisions between the armed forces and the police, and how they could be affected by the war on terrorism and the administration's homeland security measures.

Department of Homeland Security

July 22, 2002

A panel talks about the president's proposal for a new homeland security department, which would bring together all or part of 22 existing federal agencies to address the threat of terrorism at a cost of at least $38 billion: what the...

Secretary of State Powell

July 18, 2002

Secretary of State Colin Powell joins Diane for a one-on-one conversation about the war on terror, the Middle East, homeland security, and other top U.S. foreign policy topics. Three journalists analyze Powell's comments and talk about top...

Corporate Reform Legislation

July 16, 2002

Corporate accountability is at the top of the Congressional agenda and is still dominating the headlines. A panel talks about the Senate's move to impose the most sweeping reform measures in 70 years, how it would change big business, and...

Jack Valenti: "Speak Up With Confidence" (Hyperion)

June 27, 2002

Jack Valenti honed his public speaking skills as a top aide to President Lyndon Johnson, and as president of the Motion Picture Association of America. He shares his advice on crafting and delivering effective speeches in his new book.

Bush Middle East Speech

June 25, 2002

A panel talks about President Bush's Rose Garden speech outlining his vision for Middle East peace.

US-NATO Relations

June 20, 2002

Diane talks with NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson and with US Representative to NATO Nicholas Burns, about NATO's role in the international war on terrorism, the United States' role within the organization, and other issues.

Department of Homeland Security

June 13, 2002

A panel talks about the possible structure and function of the proposed Department of Homeland Security, and explains the political and logistical hurdles that stand in the way of its creation.

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