Monday, Jul 18 10 a.m. (ET)

Patriot Act

Diane and her guests talk about the provisions of the Patriot Act that are scheduled to expire, and the dueling proposals from Democrats and Republicans to address evolving attitudes about security and civil liberties since 9/11.

Monday, Jul 18 11 a.m. (ET)

Maria Mudd Ruth: “Rare Bird” (Rodale)

A small, mysterious bird has been flying along the Pacific coast since well before Captain Cook mapped those shores. A nature writer reveals why it took 185 years to find its secret nesting place and how it's now endangered.

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