Politics

Nora Ephron: "I Feel Bad About My Neck" (Knopf)

August 7, 2006

Her screenwriting credits include "When Harry Met Sally," "Sleepless in Seattle," "You've Got Mail" and "Silkwood." She also writes about her own life. Nora Ephron presents her latest collection of essays on being a woman and growing...

Congressional Roundup

August 4, 2006

Congress recesses with major legislation unmoved, and schedules a lame-duck session for the fall.

Saul Cornell: "A Well-Regulated Militia" (Oxford)

August 2, 2006

A constitutional historian discusses the Founding Fathers' original intent for the Second Amendment, and talks about why neither side of the contemporary gun control debate seems to understand what the amendment is all about.

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Middle East

July 31, 2006

Diplomatic efforts in the current crisis and the Bush administration foreign policy.

Democratic Party Agenda

July 28, 2006

Guest host Susan Page talks with political analysts about prospects for the Democratic party in the 2006 midterm elections and beyond.

News Roundup

July 28, 2006

A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for review and analysis of the week's top national and international news stories.

Senator Byron Dorgan: "Take This Job and Ship It" (Thomas Dunne Books)

July 25, 2006

Diane talks with North Dakota Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan about the latest developments on Capitol Hill. His new book critiques U.S. trade policy and offers suggestions for protecting American jobs.

Diane Beers: "For the Prevention of Cruelty" (Swallow)

July 24, 2006

A discussion of the history and legacy of animal rights activism in the U.S.

The 'Big Dig' Tunnel Collapse and Beyond

July 24, 2006

Problems with the Boston highway project and a broader view of public works safety, financing and oversight issues.

News Roundup

July 21, 2006

A panel of journalists joins Diane for review and analysis of the week's top national and international news stories.

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