Politics

How Government Security Clearances Are Granted

September 19, 2013

President Barack Obama ordered a broad review of security clearance procedures for federal workers and contractors. New questions about background checks and security credentials.

Eric Schlosser: "Command And Control"

Eric Schlosser: "Command And Control"

September 17, 2013

Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them? He joins guest host Steve Roberts in studio to talk about his new book, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety."

President Obama’s Leadership Challenges At Home And Abroad

September 16, 2013

Guest host Frank Sesno and panelists discuss U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Russia on chemical weapons in Syria and the looming budget crisis. An update on President Barack Obama's leadership challenges at home and abroad.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 13, 2013

The U.S. and Russia work on a deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons. A satellite image suggests North Korea is restarting a plutonium reactor. And an Indian judge sentenced four men to death for raping and killing a student. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 13, 2013

President Barack Obama hits the pause button on Syrian airstrikes. Debate among House Republicans delays a vote on government spending. And Colorado voters recall two senators who support gun control. A panel of journalists join guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Implications of America's New Gilded Age

September 12, 2013

For the first time in a century, the top 10 percent of earners took in more than half of the country's total income. Guest host Tom Gjelten and his guests discuss how America's growing wealth inequality affects our society, politics and economy.

President Obama Addresses The Nation About The Syrian Crisis

September 11, 2013

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the Syrian crisis last night. Guest host Tom Gjelten and a panel of experts discuss congressional and international reaction to a possible diplomatic solution.

State Health Care Marketplaces: Who Will Buy And Why

September 10, 2013

In three weeks, uninsured Americans will be able to get coverage through state health care exchanges. Guest host Tom Gjelten and his guests discuss who will buy and why.

Shifting Priorities On Capitol Hill

September 9, 2013

The political agenda as lawmakers return to Washington. How the debate over Syria could shift priorities on Capitol Hill.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 6, 2013

Debate over Syria dominates the G-20 summit in Russia. Egypt’s interior minister survives a car bombing. And Brazil and Mexico demand an explanation of alleged U.S. spying. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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