Politics

Remembering Ronald Reagan

June 7, 2004

Diane talks with journalist and historian Haynes Johnson and other guests about former President Ronald Reagan, who died Saturday June 5 at the age of 93.

Tim Russert: "Big Russ and Me" (Miramax)

June 4, 2004

The host of "Meet the Press" writes about growing up in Buffalo and lessons learned from his father.

Joseph Califano: "Inside" (PublicAffairs)

May 28, 2004

He was a partner in an influential Washington law firm and held key roles in three democratic administrations. Joseph Califano takes us inside some of the biggest history making moments in the last half century.

EJ Dionne, Jr.: "Stand Up Fight Back" (Simon & Schuster)

May 27, 2004

Columnist E.J. Dionne says that today's political atmosphere is the bitterest he can remember. He talks about why we've reached this state and what might be done to change it.

European & Arab Media on the U.S. in Iraq

May 24, 2004

Diane talks with journalists from Great Britain, Germany, Lebanon, and Spain about U.S. operations in Iraq and the hopes for democracy there.

High Gas Prices

May 19, 2004

A panel talks about why gasoline prices are at all-time highs, how the increases are affecting the economy, and some of the proposed solutions.

Frederick Hitz: "The Great Game" (Knopf)

May 18, 2004

The former inspector general of the CIA compares the classics of spy literature to the stark realities of the actual world of espionage.

Sen. John McCain: "Why Courage Matters"

May 13, 2004

Arizona's senior senator discusses his book on courage and how to lead a braver life.

Medicare Prescription Drug Discount Cards

May 12, 2004

New government-approved discount cards can help seniors save money on prescription drugs. But there are 73 to choose from and it can be tough to know exactly how any one of them will work. Diane and her guests look at the advantages and...

Joseph Wilson: "The Politics of Truth" (Carroll & Graf)

May 5, 2004

Joseph Wilson was acting ambassador to Iraq when that country invaded Kuwait in 1990. He joins Diane to talk about his career and the story behind the Bush administration's disclosure of his wife's status as an undercover CIA agent.

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