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Shannen Rossmiller: "The Unexpected Patriot"

August 31, 2011

How a mother of three and a Montana municipal court judge became an online terrorist-hunter after 9/11.

Growing Concerns Over Fracking

August 29, 2011

Widening concerns over natural gas fracking.

East Coast Earthquake Update; Then, Concerns Over Hip Replacements

August 24, 2011

The FDA has received more than 5000 complaints about metal-on-metal hip replacements. How the devices could become one of the nation’s biggest medical implant problems, and what patients need to know.

Putting Americans Back to Work

July 13, 2011

What it will take to put Americans back to work. How tax and trade policies, government spending and advances in technology affect the U.S. job market.

Murdoch Tabloid Scandal

July 12, 2011

Diane and guests explore new allegations that News of the World reporters sought personal information on 9/11 victims and discuss the ongoing scandal and the Rupert Murdoch news empire.

Drones and Counterterrorism

July 6, 2011

The new U.S. counterterrorism strategy emphasizes drone attacks against al Qaida. Other countries are racing to develop drones. How the use of unmanned military aircraft could change the nature of warfare.

Health Care Costs

June 30, 2011

Costly new procedures, lack of coordinated care, and incentives to over-prescribe and over-treat: understanding our spiraling health care costs

Richard White: "Railroaded"

Richard White: "Railroaded"

June 13, 2011

An award-winning historian on the making of the transcontinental railroads in the 19th century: How they shaped modern America and why he thinks they laid the groundwork for today’s economic problems.

Politicians and Ethics

June 9, 2011

The scandal involving Congressman Weiner underscores growing disgust over the behavior of politicians: voter reaction to yet another set of lies and apologies, amid the ongoing partisan stalemate in Washington.

U.S. Manufacturing and Engineering Work Force

June 7, 2011

U.S. students lag behind in math and science compared to those in other countries: New efforts to better prepare Americans for work in engineering and manufacturing.

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