Politics

Afghanistan Update

December 11, 2001

A panel discussion on the new interim government in Afghanistan: how it was formed, its top priorities, the most significant problems it faces, and what kind of support it will receive from the international community.

Global Economy

December 10, 2001

The U.S. is suffering an economic slump, but we have plenty of company around the world. A panel talks about problems in the economies of other countries, how they're linked to our own, and the outlook for recovery in the coming months.

New Afghan Government

December 6, 2001

Diane and her guests talk about the new transitional administration for Afghanistan agreed on by Afghan factions meeting in Bonn, Germany.

Walter Russell Mead: "Special Providence" (Knopf)

November 21, 2001

Author Walter Russell Mead talks with Diane about his controversial belief that the U.S. has had a more successful foreign policy than any of the great powers in the modern world.

Presidential Papers Executive Order

November 21, 2001

A panel talks about President Bush's executive order which gives presidents an indefinite amount of time to withhold their records from public view after they leave office.

Women in a New Afghanistan

November 20, 2001

A panel talks about the Bush Administration's efforts to ensure women have a meaningful role in the post-Taliban government of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Update

November 19, 2001

A panel talks about the latest news on the military campaign in Afghanistan, the search for Osama bin Laden and efforts to shut down the al Qaeda network.

Bush-Putin Meeting

November 13, 2001

A panel talks about meetings this week between President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Florida Ballots

November 12, 2001

On Monday, the results of a major review of ballots from last year's Presidential election in Florida will be released. We'll learn about how the study was carried out, and about how the news organizations that sponsored the project are...

Letitia Baldridge: "A Lady, First" (Viking)

November 9, 2001

In her new memoir, Letitia Baldrige recalls her years as social secretary in the Kennedy White House.

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