Politics

Madeleine Albright: "Madam Secretary" (Miramax)

November 24, 2003

The nation's first and only woman Secretary of State talks about her life and diplomatic service and gives her opinions on the current state of world affairs.

Project for the New American Century

November 24, 2003

In 1997, a group of influential conservatives, many of them with past government experiences, launched "The Project for the New American Century," through which they outlined proposals for US foreign policy. Today, many of its...

Ambassador Carol Moseley-Braun

November 18, 2003

Former Ambassador and Senator from Illinois Carol Moseley-Braun joins Diane to talk about why she’s running for president.

Lou Cannon: "Governor Reagan" (Public Affairs)

November 13, 2003

Journalist Lou Cannon talks about the original movie star-turned-California governor: Ronald Reagan. His new book describes Reagan's journey from actor to politician to conservative icon.

Garry Wills: "Negro President" (Houghton Mifflin)

November 12, 2003

Pulitzer Prize winning historian Garry Wills reveals a controversial and neglected aspect about the presidency of one of America's greatest icons: the fact that Thomas Jefferson won the election of 1800 by virtue of slave...

Democracy in the Middle East

November 12, 2003

President Bush last week called for the Middle East to open to democracy. But the U.S. gamble on Iraq, the war on terrorism, and other factors have as yet unknown repercussions for the region. A panel talks about interrelated U.S...

Judicial Nominations

November 11, 2003

Senate Republicans have scheduled a 30-hour session to force a debate on the confirmation of controversial judicial nominees. A panel talks about the nomination and confirmation process for federal judges and how it has taken on enormous...

Eleanor Clift: "Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment" (Wiley)

November 10, 2003

In this country, women have been eligible to vote for less than a century. Eleanor Clift tells the story behind the struggle for women's suffrage and how it continues to affect politics today.

U.S.-Mexico Relations

November 6, 2003

Mexican President Vicente Fox is visiting this week with state and regional leaders in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. A panel talks about what he hopes to achieve, the U.S.-Mexico relationship, and what's at stake for both...

Senator Tom Daschle

November 5, 2003

Senate minority leader Tom Daschle talks to Diane about current events in Congress. He also discusses his new book "Like No Other Time." In it he looks back at two of the most tumultuous years in American history. He reflects on...

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