Politics

Americans Speak Out on the Election

November 17, 2000

Norm Ornstein joins Diane to talk with listeners across the country about the latest news on the contested presidential election.

Perspectives on the Election

November 16, 2000

Diane talks with a panel about the contested U.S. presidential election. They'll focus on historical precedents for the current situation, including the consequences for the next Administration.

Joseph Ellis: "Founding Brothers" (Knopf)

November 15, 2000

Historian Joseph Ellis examines the relationships between the men we call "the founding fathers" of our country. His new book sheds light on how our constitution and political systems began not always as well-reasoned and...

Lame Duck Congressional Session

November 13, 2000

Congress is coming back to Washington for a post-election "lame duck" session to complete work on the budget and other issues. Diane talks with Congressional observers about what's left for them to do, and about what the next...

Clinton Visits Vietnam

November 9, 2000

Next week President Clinton will become the first American president to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War. A panel will talk about reconciliation and the proposed bilateral trade agreement between the two countries.

Election Reactions

November 8, 2000

The morning after Election Day, Diane invites listeners to share their views on the election results, the new president-elect, and the future of the country.

Election Analysis

November 8, 2000

Diane and a panel of political experts discuss the previous night's election returns, and talk about what the results mean for the country.

Electoral College

November 7, 2000

This year's presidential election is said to be the closest in 40 years -- so close that some political prognosticators predict one candidate could win the popular vote, while the other could win the electoral college vote and the...

Role of Government

November 6, 2000

A panel of experts talks about the two presidential candidates' views on the role of government: what vision each is articulating, and how consistent these ideas are with the parties' traditional positions, plus what Americans want from...

Pakistan

November 2, 2000

Pakistan's military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf says his country's nuclear weapons would only be used if Pakistan's security were in jeopardy. But some experts worry that this standard might not hold if the government fell into the hands...

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