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Diane Rehm: On My Mind

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Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Twitter:

@drshow

Language:

English

Contact:

(202) 885-1200


Episodes

The Battles Over The 2020 Census

9/25/2020
The Trump administration attempted to end the census count early but a judge has ruled against it. Diane talks about the twists and turns in the 2020 census with Andrew Whitby, author of "The Sum of the People: How the Census Has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age."

Duration:00:45:30

Trump, The Media, And The Fight Over SCOTUS

9/22/2020
The Atlantic's James Fallows on how the fight over SCOTUS highlights the media's struggles to cover this political moment.

Duration:00:45:30

The West’s Record-Breaking Fires

9/18/2020
Diane talks with Kendra Pierre-Louis, senior reporter on the podcast "How To Save A Planet," and a former climate reporter for the New York Times.

Duration:00:45:30

Is It Legal? Protestors, Guns And Militias

9/15/2020
Diane asks Mary McCord, legal director at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and visiting professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center.

Duration:00:45:30

A Week Of “Rage,” And Other Political News

9/11/2020
Diane talks with Norm Ornstein, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, about the revelations ain Bob Woodward's new book "Rage," and the other major news events of the week.

Duration:00:48:27

Russia Is Meddling Again, And The U.S. Is Making It Easy

9/8/2020
Diane talks with Shane Harris, intelligence and national security reporter at The Washington Post, about Russia's latest disinformation campaign - as well as the one happening domestically.

Duration:00:46:24

The Race For President Heads To Kenosha, Wisconsin

9/4/2020
Diane asks David Graham, staff writer at The Atlantic, how the the two candidates have responded to the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and why he believes Trump's efforts to stoke violence will ultimately hurt him come November.

Duration:00:31:32

How The GOP Became The Party Of Trump — And What’s Next For Republicans

9/1/2020
The Wall Street Journal's Gerald Seib on how the GOP became the party of Donald Trump. His new book is, "We Should Have Seen It Coming."

Duration:00:44:03

New York Times Opinion Columnist Frank Bruni On The RNC And The Campaign Ahead

8/28/2020
Now that the political conventions are over, the 2020 presidential campaign enters a new phase. New York Times opinion columnist Frank Bruni on his takeaways from the last two weeks and how the Republicans and Democrats tried to shape the race.

Duration:00:38:24

A Better Way To Understand Black Oppression In America: A Caste System

8/25/2020
Author Isabel Wilkerson says a caste system, not racism, is the better prism through which to see and think about black oppression in the United States. Her new book is "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents."

Duration:00:52:19

A New Report About Trump, Russia And 2016 Raises Concerns About November

8/21/2020
A new report by the Senate Intelligence Committee details ties between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign. Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes explains what's in the report, and why it raises concerns about Russian interference in this year's presidential election.

Duration:00:44:44

The U.S. Postal Service And The Fight Over The Integrity Of The 2020 Election

8/18/2020
ProPublica's Jessica Huseman joins Diane to discuss how the U.S. Postal Service became the center of a political fight over the integrity of the 2020 elections.

Duration:00:48:58

President Trump’s “Madman Theory” Approach To Foreign Policy

8/14/2020
In a new book, CNN chief national security correspondent Jim Sciutto, looks into President Trump's foreign policy decision making and what drives it - and compares the approach Richard Nixon's. His new book is "The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World."

Duration:00:37:48

The Case For The Presidential Debate

8/11/2020
Nothing about the 2020 presidential campaign is typical and the debates are no different. Diane talks with Janet Brown, executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates, about how they are planning in the middle of a pandemic.

Duration:00:40:54

Could This Be The End Of The NRA?

8/7/2020
In a lawsuit filed this week, New York Attorney General Letitia James said a months long investigation into the National Rifle Association found extensive "fraud and abuse" and she's calling for the powerful gun rights organization to be dissolved. Diane talks with Adam Winkler, professor of law at UCLA, about the lawsuit and what comes next.

Duration:00:31:01

Confronting A History Of White Supremacy In American Christianity

8/4/2020
Diane talks to Robert P. Jones, author of the new book, "White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity."

Duration:00:42:31

The Promise Of A Covid-19 Vaccine: Where Things Stand And What Comes Next

7/30/2020
Diane talks with Caroline Chen, health care for ProPublica.

Duration:06:54:31

Will The President Accept The Election Results In November?

7/28/2020
The country's peaceful succession of power is usually a given, but President Trump, when asked if he would accept the election results on Fox News recently, responded "we'll see." What does that mean? How do we prepare? Diane spoke with Lawrence Douglas, author of "Will He Go? Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020.”

Duration:00:39:46

The Trump Administration Deploys Federal Forces To U.S. Cities

7/24/2020
Diane talks with Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times homeland security correspondent, about who these federal agents are and why the move is sparking outrage.

Duration:00:34:07

Why Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Could Unify Democrats In 2020

7/21/2020
Diane talks with David Roberts, energy and climate change writer at Vox.com.

Duration:00:34:25