Politics

High Gas Prices

May 19, 2004

A panel talks about why gasoline prices are at all-time highs, how the increases are affecting the economy, and some of the proposed solutions.

Frederick Hitz: "The Great Game" (Knopf)

May 18, 2004

The former inspector general of the CIA compares the classics of spy literature to the stark realities of the actual world of espionage.

Sen. John McCain: "Why Courage Matters"

May 13, 2004

Arizona's senior senator discusses his book on courage and how to lead a braver life.

Medicare Prescription Drug Discount Cards

May 12, 2004

New government-approved discount cards can help seniors save money on prescription drugs. But there are 73 to choose from and it can be tough to know exactly how any one of them will work. Diane and her guests look at the advantages and...

Joseph Wilson: "The Politics of Truth" (Carroll & Graf)

May 5, 2004

Joseph Wilson was acting ambassador to Iraq when that country invaded Kuwait in 1990. He joins Diane to talk about his career and the story behind the Bush administration's disclosure of his wife's status as an undercover CIA agent.

Cokie Roberts: "Founding Mothers" (William Morrow)

May 3, 2004

Historians have written plenty about our country's Founding Fathers. Now Cokie Roberts tells the stories of the women who raised our nation.

State Legislators

April 29, 2004

State legislators explain how the economy and federal budget choices affect state budget decisions about education, health care, taxes, and more.

War Dead Photos

April 28, 2004

A panel talks about the Pentagon's no-photos rule at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, and the relationships between the government, the media, and the public in war time.

Costs of the War in Iraq

April 26, 2004

U.S. military operations in Iraq cost an estimated $4.7 billion a month. A panel talks about what those dollars are buying and the politics of paying the bill.

Presidential Campaign Fundraising

April 22, 2004

President Bush has a much bigger campaign war chest than Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, but Kerry and his supporters raised more money than Bush in the first three months of this year. A panel talks about how the candidates are raising and...

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