Politics

Walter Shapiro: "One-Car Caravan" (Public Affairs)

December 18, 2003

USA Today political columnist Walter Shapiro started covering the current presidential campaigns two years before the first votes were to be cast. "One-Car Caravan" reveals the humble roots of the campaigns and why some are driven...

Iraq, the U.S., and European Allies

December 16, 2003

Diane and her guests talk about tensions between the U.S. and its European allies over the war in Iraq and the reconstruction effort, with a look at whether the capture of Saddam Hussein will alter any of the ongoing debates.

Saddam Hussein

December 15, 2003

Images of Saddam Hussein's capture by the U.S military were shown worldwide yesterday. A panel joins Diane to talk about his apprehension and what it may mean for Iraqis and the U.S. led reconstruction effort.

Howard Dean

December 1, 2003

He opposed the war in Iraq and now he wants to expand health care, return to balanced budgets, and let Americans take control of the country's destiny. Physician and former governor of Vermont Howard Dean joins Diane to talk about his...

David Maraniss: "They Marched Into Sunlight" (Simon & Schuster)

November 25, 2003

Journalist David Maraniss talks about a convergence of events in the fall of 1967: a deadly ambush in Vietnam and a deadly clash between protesters and police at the University of Wisconsin.

John Edwards

November 25, 2003

North Carolina Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards discusses why he's running for president.

Madeleine Albright: "Madam Secretary" (Miramax)

November 24, 2003

The nation's first and only woman Secretary of State talks about her life and diplomatic service and gives her opinions on the current state of world affairs.

Project for the New American Century

November 24, 2003

In 1997, a group of influential conservatives, many of them with past government experiences, launched "The Project for the New American Century," through which they outlined proposals for US foreign policy. Today, many of its...

Ambassador Carol Moseley-Braun

November 18, 2003

Former Ambassador and Senator from Illinois Carol Moseley-Braun joins Diane to talk about why she’s running for president.

Lou Cannon: "Governor Reagan" (Public Affairs)

November 13, 2003

Journalist Lou Cannon talks about the original movie star-turned-California governor: Ronald Reagan. His new book describes Reagan's journey from actor to politician to conservative icon.

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