Politics

Supreme Court Outlook

June 15, 2000

The person elected president this fall is likely to have the opportunity to reshape the Supreme Court with new appointments to the bench. A panel talks about what candidates Al Gore and George W. Bush would be likely to do, and what the...

Syria's Leadership Transition

June 12, 2000

A panel talks about what lies ahead for the Middle East following the death of Syria's President Hafez Assad.

Estate Tax Reform

June 8, 2000

The House of Representatives votes this week on a plan to reduce and eventually abolish estate taxes. A panel explains how the estate tax works today, who is affected by it, and why there is strong support for getting rid of it.

Ted Gup: "The Book of Honor" (Doubleday)

June 6, 2000

At the CIA headquarters in Northern Virginia, there is a wall with 77 stars, each representing an agent who has died in the line of duty. However, the names of only half of these honored agents are recorded in a book below. The rest of the...

William Adler: "Mollie's Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly Line" (Scribner)

May 25, 2000

Journalist William Adler examines the effects of globalization on the average worker by focusing on a single assembly line job at Universal Manufacturing Company, and on the three women who have held this job as factory work has headed...

William Adler: "Mollie's Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly Line" (Scribner)

May 25, 2000

Journalist William Adler examines the effects of globalization on the average worker by focusing on a single assembly line job at Universal Manufacturing Company, and on the three women who have held this job as factory work has headed...

Vice President Al Gore

May 24, 2000

The Vice President talks with Diane and a gathering of Washington metropolitan area residents to talk about Social Security and other major campaign issues. Audience members and callers from across the U.S. are invited to participate with...

Trade with China

May 16, 2000

Next week, the House of Representatives votes on trade relations with China -- whether or not to grant permanent normal trading status. Meanwhile, China has taken the historic step of asking for U.S. assistance in resolving the...

Million Mom March

May 12, 2000

On Mothers' Day, the nation's capital will host the Million Mom March, a rally to raise awareness of gun-related violence in America. The march's founder and other organizers join Diane to discuss their hopes for the upcoming demonstration...

President Bill Clinton

May 11, 2000

On the afternoon of Wednesday May 10, Diane spoke with President Clinton in the Oval Office. In this hour, listeners will hear a recording of that interview, in which the President discusses trade with China, the upcoming presidential...

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