New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.
Many sports commentators have remarked that the most interesting stories of the Olympic Games now ongoing in Sydney are about the accomplishments of female athletes. Colette Dowling joins Diane to discuss her new book "The Frailty Myth", an examination of whether there is truth to the conventional wisdom that men are physically stronger than women. They’ll talk about the historical, cultural, and scientific origins of this assumption — and about what’s happening now to change it.
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