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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 16, 2014

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before Congress on treatment delays at health clinics. The FCC votes on a net neutrality proposal. And more state high courts rule in favor of gay marriage. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Brown-versus-Board of Education: Sixty Years Later

Brown-versus-Board of Education: Sixty Years Later

May 15, 2014

On the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education, Diane and panel of guests will discuss the legacy of the Brown ruling and the state of racial integration and equality in public schools today.

DOJ Investigations: The Role Of Banks In The 2008 Financial  Crisis

DOJ Investigations: The Role Of Banks In The 2008 Financial Crisis

May 14, 2014

The Justice Department is pushing to wrap up its investigations into possible criminal activity in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. We discuss why some say the probes have been politically motivated and others believe senior bank executives should be going to jail.

Federal Land Management

Federal Land Management

May 12, 2014

The U.S. government owns approximately one of every two acres in Western states, but local lawmakers are renewing efforts to reduce federal control. Please join us to discuss the ongoing battles over grazing fees, drilling rights and protection for endangered species on federal land.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 9, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin's vow to pull back troops from its border with Ukraine is met with skepticism. Syrian rebels give up a key city in the three-year conflict. And in South Sudan, the government agrees to suspend attacks on militants. A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 9, 2014

Releasing a report on climate change, President Barack Obama says "this is not some distant problem of the future." The House forms a panel to investigate the 2012 attacks in Benghazi. And Monica Lewinsky speaks out in a story in Vanity Fair. A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts to discuss the week in news.

Update On The Nigerian Schoolgirl Abduction

May 8, 2014

Nigeria has accepted a U.S. offer to help rescue nearly 300 school girls abducted in the last month. The terrorist organization claiming responsibility says they have been taken as slaves. Guest host Susan Page talks with a panel of experts on the girls’ plight and the latest on efforts to save them.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

May 7, 2014

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts talks about why she believes Wall Street and Washington have stacked the deck against working families and her work as an advocate for consumers.

Environmental Outlook: The EPA Prepares Rule To Reduce Carbon Pollution

Environmental Outlook: The EPA Prepares Rule To Reduce Carbon Pollution

May 6, 2014

In June, the EPA is scheduled to release a proposed rule to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the country’s power plants. The regulation would be one of the most far reaching to date, targeting the biggest source of CO2 pollution. It...

The Battle For Political Control Of State Governments

May 6, 2014

Republicans have legislative majorities in 26 states and are working to build on that success. We discuss the battle for control of state governments and implications for environmental, economic and social policy.

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