Politics

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...

Microsoft Case

May 8, 2000

The U.S. government recently announced a plan to split software giant Microsoft Corporation into two separate companies. A panel talks about the implications of this proposal for the computer industry, the stock market, consumers, and the...

Military Readiness

April 25, 2000

A panel talks about how the U.S. military is meeting the military demands of the 21st century in terms of attracting and retaining quality personnel, maintaining the world's premier fighting force on a budget, deploying to hotspots around...

Red Cross President and CEO Bernadine Healy

April 24, 2000

Dr. Bernadine Healy talks about her work as the head of the National Institutes of Health and about the activities and mission of the Red Cross.

North Korea/South Korea Summit

April 20, 2000

South Korea announced last week that the leaders of North and South Korea will meet this summer in Pyongyang. While many dismissed the announcement as a ploy to influence last Thursday's parliamentary elections in South Korea, others said...

U.S.-E.U. Relations

April 13, 2000

The New York Times reported this past weekend on the increase in French books and articles critical of American policy and culture. Many observers say a anti-Americanism is on the rise across the countries of the European Union. A panel...

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