Politics

Bush-Putin Meeting

June 18, 2001

A panel talks about the agenda and outcome of President Bush's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday. Likely topics include missile defense and the 1972 Antiballistic Missile Treaty, economic issues, the nature of the...

FBI Review

June 11, 2001

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is under intense scrutiny after a series of errors, the most recent involving documents relating to the Timothy McVeigh case. A panel talks about problems in the FBI and how they might be addressed.

Senate Switch

May 24, 2001

Senator James Jeffords of Vermont is expected to announce that he's leaving the Republican Party. This switch would put the Democratic Party in control of the Senate, and drastically change political alliances and operations in Washington...

Energy Policy

May 21, 2001

Diane talks with two energy experts about President Bush's energy proposal and its likely effects on the economy, the environment, consumers, and national politics.

"Deadlock" (Public Affairs)

May 18, 2001

The period between Election Day 2000 and the determination of the winner in the Presidential contest was a 36-day marathon for journalists who were in Florida and Washington, DC to cover the race. The new book Deadlock is a...

Election Reform

May 8, 2001

The hotly contested presidential election of 2000 prompted widespread demands for election reform. While many groups have studied the problem and made recommendations, little has changed in laws governing poll worker training, voting...

Sam Nunn on Nuclear Proliferation

May 1, 2001

Former Senator Sam Nunn is the head of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, an organization bankrolled by media magnate Ted Turner and designed to stem nuclear proliferation. Senator Nunn joins guest host Steve Roberts to talk about the project.

Prescription Drug Benefits

April 25, 2001

President Bush wants to give states millions of dollars as short-term help in paying for prescription drugs. Bush plans to work with Congress to revamp the health care system to include a prescription drug benefit. But many states have...

Human Rights

April 16, 2001

William Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International USA, and law professor Father Robert Drinan, join Diane to talk about human rights around the world, and why they believe Americans should be aware of and involved in the struggle...

Bush: Policy & Style

April 16, 2001

President Bush is approaching his 100th day in office. Diane and a panel of political observers talk about what we've learned about Bush's leadership style and policy priorities since Inauguration Day.

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