Politics

Haiti

February 16, 2004

A violent uprising in Haiti has killed at least 49 people and threatened the presidency of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. A panel talks about the grievances against Aristide and how the conflict might be resolved.

Nuclear Transfers from Pakistan

February 11, 2004

A top Pakistani scientist confessed to selling nuclear secrets to Libya, Iran, and North Korea, but an international agency says this revelation is just the tip of the iceberg. A panel talks about what really happened in Pakistan and the...

Kevin Phillips: "American Dynasty" (Viking)

February 10, 2004

President Bush's father was president and his grandfather a senator. But a one-time Republican strategist traces the family's political connections much further back. Kevin Phillips takes a look at four generations of the Bush family...

Jane Dunn: "Elizabeth and Mary" (Knopf)

February 5, 2004

Writer Jane Dunn discusses the lives and lifelong rivalry of two rulers connected by blood, position and gender: Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.

Democratic Primary Results

February 4, 2004

A panel of political analysts joins Diane for a discussion of the results from the latest round of Democratic presidential primaries from seven states.

Congressional Election Preview

January 30, 2004

The presidential primaries have been getting so much attention, it's easy to overlook the fact that there are also Congressional elections coming up this fall. Political analysts highlight some of the key Senate and House races to watch in...

Federal Deficit

January 29, 2004

This year's federal budget deficit is projected to reach $477 billion. A panel talks about the new numbers from the Congressional Budget Office, why the debt is growing, and the debate over its significance.

New Hampshire Primary

January 28, 2004

Political analysts join Diane for a morning-after discussion of the results of the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary.

Pat Robertson: "The Ten Offenses" (Integrity Publishers)

January 27, 2004

Religious broadcaster and former presidential candidate Pat Robertson explains his belief that the Ten Commandments should be on public display and that faith should be at the center of American politics and policy.

Job Training

January 26, 2004

In his State of the Union address, President Bush called for more than $500 million in spending on job training and education initiatives. A panel describes the programs and how they would affect today's unemployed workers.

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