Politics

Lame Duck Congressional Session

November 13, 2000

Congress is coming back to Washington for a post-election "lame duck" session to complete work on the budget and other issues. Diane talks with Congressional observers about what's left for them to do, and about what the next...

Clinton Visits Vietnam

November 9, 2000

Next week President Clinton will become the first American president to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War. A panel will talk about reconciliation and the proposed bilateral trade agreement between the two countries.

Election Reactions

November 8, 2000

The morning after Election Day, Diane invites listeners to share their views on the election results, the new president-elect, and the future of the country.

Election Analysis

November 8, 2000

Diane and a panel of political experts discuss the previous night's election returns, and talk about what the results mean for the country.

Electoral College

November 7, 2000

This year's presidential election is said to be the closest in 40 years -- so close that some political prognosticators predict one candidate could win the popular vote, while the other could win the electoral college vote and the...

Role of Government

November 6, 2000

A panel of experts talks about the two presidential candidates' views on the role of government: what vision each is articulating, and how consistent these ideas are with the parties' traditional positions, plus what Americans want from...

Pakistan

November 2, 2000

Pakistan's military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf says his country's nuclear weapons would only be used if Pakistan's security were in jeopardy. But some experts worry that this standard might not hold if the government fell into the hands...

Congressional Races

November 1, 2000

The elections on November 7th will determine not only the next president of the U.S., but also the political makeup of the House and Senate. Diane and a panel of political observers talk about some of the most closely-watched Congressional...

HHS Secretary Donna Shalala

October 27, 2000

Donna Shalala, the secretary of Health and Human Services, joins Diane in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, to look back at her tenure in the Clinton Administration, and to talk about the many health-related issues that have been important...

Open Phones

October 26, 2000

Due to fog in Washington D.C., Art Speigelman and Francoise Mouly were unable to join Diane as scheduled. The interview will be rescheduled. Diane instead opened the phones for conversation with listeners on the national elections and...

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