Politics

Afghanistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs

October 22, 2002

Diane talks with Dr. Abdullah, minister of foreign affairs for the Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan, about the reconstruction efforts in his country, Afghanistan's relationships with the U.S. and with its own neighbors, and the...

The Economy and Upcoming Elections

October 17, 2002

Two economists discuss the state of the economy and how it may influence voters in November.

Muslim Charities and the Terrorism Money Trail

October 14, 2002

A panel talks about the investigations of Muslim charities and other organizations believed to be funding anti-American terrorism.

Congressional Races

October 8, 2002

Midterm elections are 4 weeks away. A panel of political analysts discusses how some of the potentially pivotal races are shaping up across the country and the implications for Congressional party control.

Health Care Benefits for Fetuses

October 2, 2002

The Bush administration has expanded eligibility of federally subsidized health care for children to include fetuses. A panel discusses the new regulation and its implications for low income mothers.

Homeland Security

September 30, 2002

A panel talks about the security and labor issues at stake, and the politics of the debate in the Senate over homeland security.

Military Strategies for Iraq

September 24, 2002

A panel talks about the detailed options Pentagon planners have presented to President Bush for a possible U.S. attack on Iraq.

Afghanistan

September 10, 2002

A look at Afghanistan's transformation in the past year and its challenges today.

Political Outlook

September 4, 2002

After an August recess of relaxing, fundraising and campaigning, members of Congress come back to Washington for an intense political season. A panel of political analysts joins Diane to talk about the issues at the top of the...

Kevin Phillips: "Wealth and Democracy" (Broadway) (Rebroadcast)

September 2, 2002

Political analyst Kevin Phillips discusses wealth and democracy -- and whether the one is damaging to the other. His new book is a political history of money in America, from the Revolution through the "second Gilded Age" of our...

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