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Most Recent Episodes

Diane Rehm's New Podcast: Trump, Russia and Senator Jeff Sessions For Attorney General

David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Mosocw and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.

Diane Rehm's New Podcast: Trump, Russia and Senator Jeff Sessions For Attorney General

Maya Angelou: "Mom & Me & Mom" (Rebroadcast) – And Diane Signs Off

Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: "I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again." A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.

Tim Russert: "Big Russ and Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life" (Rebroadcast)

In 2004, Meet-the-Press host Tim Russert published a memoir about his father titled, "Big Russ and Me." Tim died of a heart attack four years later. A rebroadcast of Diane's conversation with Tim about his long career in television news and life lessons learned from his father.

Tim Russert: "Big Russ and Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life" (Rebroadcast)

J.K. Rowling (Rebroadcast)

A rebroadcast of Diane's 1999 interview with J.K. Rowling, author of the acclaimed Harry Potter series.

Kate Mulgrew: "Born With Teeth" (Rebroadcast)

Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.

Diane Interviews Her Best Friend, Jane Holmes Dixon (Rebroadcast)

Diane Rehm and Jane Holmes Dixon first met more than 35 years ago, when they were both homemakers active in their church. Diane went on to become a nationally syndicated talk radio host and Jane became a Bishop in the Episcopal Church. Jane passed away four years ago Christmas Day.

Fred Rogers On Parenting (Rebroadcast)

Diane speaks to Fred Rogers, a pioneer in educational television for children, about parenting.

Albert "Race Hoss" Sample (Rebroadcast)

A rebroadcast of one of Diane's all-time favorite interviews with Albert "Race Hoss" Sample who was abused and abandoned by his mother. He spent 17 years in a brutal Texas prison. His story of survival, redemption and reclaiming his humanity.

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey: "Peter, Paul and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life" ...

In the early 1960s, Peter, Paul and Mary helped bring folk music out of the coffeehouses and onto the airwaves. Their songs of protest and struggle helped define a generation. In a new book, they look back on a career that spanned five decades.

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey: "Peter, Paul and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life" ...

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