Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm

February 28, 2006

Recent announcements by domestic automakers and parts suppliers of financial losses and job cuts have hit Michigan particularly hard. Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talks about the challenges her state faces - from disappearing...

Kerwin Swint: "Mudslingers" (Praeger)

February 27, 2006

A look at the 25 most dirty, low-down and nasty political campaigns in our nation's history.

Iraq, sectarianism, and civil war

February 27, 2006

A look at the aftermath of the Samarra shrine bombing, the driving interests of different Iraqi groups, and prospects for the future.

U.S. Seaport Security

February 23, 2006

Many security experts say that while U.S. seaports are vulnerable, politicians objecting to an Arab company's likely takeover of key port operations are aiming at the wrong target. Diane moderates a discussion on the politics and the...

Hamas at the Helm

February 22, 2006

Democratic elections have landed the radical Islamic group in charge of the Palestinian government. A discussion on where attempts to engage or isolate Hamas may lead.

Voting Rights Act Reauthorization

February 21, 2006

Certain provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act are set to expire in 2007. Diane and her guests talk about pros and cons of renewing these provisions and how Americans and U.S. elections might be affected.

Presidents and Secrecy

February 20, 2006

Historians discuss how presidents have exercised secrecy in their administrations.

Michael Kazin: "A Godly Hero" (Knopf)

February 15, 2006

William Jennings Bryan was one of the most popular politicians of the 19th century. A look at the life of the founder of the modern Democratic party and the man remembered for arguing against the teaching of evolution in schools.

Rep. John Murtha and the War Debate

February 13, 2006

An interview with Rep. Murtha, followed by analysis of the U.S. role in Iraq.

Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee

February 9, 2006

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes convinced Governor Mike Huckabee to lose 110 pounds and take control of his health. As the new chairman of the National Governors Association, he hopes to get Americans to lead healthier, more active lives...

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