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John Kerry On Trump, Democrats And This Week's Headlines

A conversation with former Secretary of State John Kerry. He weighs in on the upcoming midterms, the state of the Democratic party and why he sees hope for America's democracy.

Russia's 2016 Cyberattack: What We Do, Don't And May Never Know

Kathleen Hall Jamieson has studied every presidential election since 1976 to see exactly what influenced voter opinion: How much of it was the ads? The debates? The media coverage? When looking at the presidential election of 2016, she decided to ask a different question: Just how much did Russian interference affect the outcome?

David Frum On The Kavanaugh Fight And Its Consequences

What the Brett Kavanaugh nomination says about the health of our democracy. The Atlantic's David Frum says Kavanaugh's confirmation would jeopardize the independence of the Supreme Court.

He Said, She Said: Brett Kavanaugh And The Future Of The Supreme Court

The Senate Judiciary Committee sent Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate for a vote. But there was one condition. There must first be an FBI investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct made by Christine Blasey Ford and others.

A Conversation With Actress Sally Field And Diane's 1997 Interview With Anita Hill

The world has known her as Gidget, Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln. Now, actress Sally Field reveals her own story in a new memoir, a portrait of her traumatic childhood and how she put the pieces back together.

A Conversation With Actress Sally Field And Diane's 1997 Interview With Anita Hill

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin On Leadership In Turbulent Times

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her latest book examines the lives of four past presidents to understand what it takes to lead in turbulent times. Their stories, she says, hold valuable lessons for today.

The Future Of Nancy Pelosi And A Conversation With Lily Tomlin

What Nancy Pelosi's fight to stay in power says about the midterm elections. Then, the Emmys are next week. Diane talks to twenty-five time nominee Lily Tomlin about aging in Hollywood and her current role in the show "Grace and Frankie."

Brett Kavanaugh's Grilling In The Senate And An Anonymous Op-Ed In The New York Times

Protests, sparring over documents and questions about the limits of executive privilege. Diane talks with a Constitutional law scholar about the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. And what are we to make of the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times?

Brett Kavanaugh's Grilling In The Senate And An Anonymous Op-Ed In The New York Times

Special Rebroadcast: Diane's 2007 Interview With John McCain

A special podcast of a 2007 interview with Diane and Senator John McCain, who died Saturday.

The State Of Political Dysfunction With Longtime Analyst Norman Ornstein

Political analyst Norman Ornstein on the depths of dysfunction in Washington. Then, as "Orange is the New Black" heads into its sixth season, a 2014 interview with Piper Kerman, the woman whose story inspired the hit TV show.

The State Of Political Dysfunction With Longtime Analyst Norman Ornstein

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