Maureen Dowd: "Bushworld" (Putnam)

August 13, 2004

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Maureen Dowd joins Diane to share her observations on current politics and her experiences covering the last several administrations.

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative

August 11, 2004

Ambassador Josette Sheeran Shiner, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, joins Diane to talk about free-trade, outsourcing, and the Bush Administration's trade polices.

Electoral College

August 10, 2004

The presidential race of 2004 is shaping up to be as close a contest as in 2000, when the popular vote did not decide the election. Diane and her guests take a look at the history of the Electoral College, how it works, and proposals to...

General Tommy Franks: "American Soldier" (HarperCollins)

August 9, 2004

General Tommy Franks, who commanded US forces in the Middle East during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, talks about his career in the Army, the future of the US military, and more.

Mitt Romney: "Turnaround" (Regnery)

August 6, 2004

Mitt Romney discusses his leadership roles in business and in government. His new book focuses on his experiences as president of the organizing committee for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. As Republican governor of...

Jack Germond: "Fat Man Fed Up" (Random House)

August 5, 2004

A veteran political journalist discusses his growing frustration with both American politics and the media.

Ralph Nader: "The Good Fight" (Regan Books)

August 5, 2004

Independent candidate Ralph Nader joins Diane to talk about his campaign for the presidency.

Sen. Robert Byrd: "Losing America" (WW Norton)

August 2, 2004

United States Senator Robert Byrd has served under eleven different presidents. He talks to Diane about why he believes the current administration is reckless and arrogant.

Robert Reich: "Reason" (Knopf)

July 28, 2004

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich explains what liberals can do to reclaim political power and how the conservative agenda is driven by radicals.

African American Voters

July 28, 2004

John Kerry's presidential campaign has targeted African American voters with a $2 million dollar ad campaign. Last week President Bush addressed the Urban League and made his own appeal to the black community. Diane and her guests talk...

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