Politics

The Electoral College

March 15, 2006

The role of the electoral college in presidential elections and how, some say, it should be reformed.

Nuclear diplomacy

March 13, 2006

A discussion on the Iranian nuclear crisis, the U.S.-India nuclear deal, and the future of nonproliferation efforts.

Sonia Nazario: "Enrique's Journey" (Random House)

March 1, 2006

The true story of boy's dangerous journey to re-unite with his Honduran mother who emigrated to the United States.

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.

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