Society

Karen Joy Fowler: "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves"

July 17, 2013

The latest novel by the bestselling author of the "Jane Austen Book Club." The book explores what happens to a family in Indiana after it decides to participate in a scientific experiment and raise a chimpanzee along with their two other children.

Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

July 16, 2013

Dr. Sid Wolfe on the effort to ensure the safety of prescription drugs and his 40-year career as a consumer health advocate.

Questions Following The Acquittal Of George Zimmerman

July 15, 2013

Reaction and debate following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who was accused in the death of an unarmed Florida teenager.

Same-Sex Marriage And The States

July 11, 2013

The battle over same-sex marriage returns to the states: How the fight will play out in legislatures, courts and ballot initiatives.

Detroit's Financial Crisis And Its National Implications

July 10, 2013

The city of Detroit and its $20 billion debt: What's ahead for residents, unions and investors. Plus, implications for other cash-strapped U.S. cities.

150 Years After The Battle Of Gettysburg

150 Years After The Battle Of Gettysburg

July 2, 2013

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to flood the 6,000-acre Gettysburg National Military Park and surrounding town this week to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Diane and her guests discuss the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg and how it's remembered.

State Laws On Abortion

July 2, 2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry recalls the state legislature for a special session on proposed abortion restrictions. Please join us to discuss abortion rights in Texas and in other states around the country.

Far-Reaching Effects Of Supreme Court Rulings

June 27, 2013

Diane and her guests discuss the far-reaching effects of this week’s Supreme Court rulings.

The Supreme Court's Decisions On Same-Sex Marriage

June 26, 2013

It's decision day for Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage. A panel of experts join Diane to provide analysis of the Court’s final decisions of the term.

The US Job Market

June 26, 2013

The Acting Secretary of Labor, Seth Harris, on minimum wage and the U.S. job market.

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