Politics

Thomas Carothers: "Aiding Democracy Abroad" (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

January 11, 2000

At the start of our new century, Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace discusses American influence on governments and economies around the world.

U.S.-Colombia Relations

January 10, 2000

In late December, Colombia's government and its largest rebel group agreed to a ceasefire to observe the holidays, the first truce of its kind in more than a decade. A panel talks about the debate over U.S. aid to Colombia and the role of...

Russia After Yeltsin

January 4, 2000

After eight years in office, Russian President Boris Yeltsin resigned on New Year's Eve 1999. A panel joins Diane to talk about Yeltsin's legacy and what lies ahead for acting president Vladimir Putin, and Russia itself

Michael Waldman: "The Second Amendment: A Biography"

January 1, 1990

A legal scholar on the history of the Constitutional right to bear arms. He argues that current gun laws are the result of political lobbying and distort the original intent of the Second Amendment.

The White House Budget And Mid-Term Elections

The White House Budget And Mid-Term Elections

January 1, 1990

President Barack Obama's 2014 budget focuses on new jobs in manufacturing, energy and infrastructure. House Republicans key in on welfare reform and overhauling social programs. Guest host Tom Gjelten and his guests discuss the proposed White House budget and its implications for the mid-term elections.

New Questions About Generic Drugs

New Questions About Generic Drugs

January 1, 1990

Generic drugs account for 80 percent of the pharmaceuticals prescribed to Americans. Why they’re cheaper and who’s responsible when something goes wrong.

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