Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham on the evolution of Abraham Lincoln's moral principles and political leadership -- and what the era of Lincoln can teach us about the state of our democracy today.
The White House sees positive results from Tuesday’s primaries. The Fed vows to support the economy as recovery slows. A panel of journalists joins Diane to discuss the legacy of former Senator Stevens and Representative Rostenkowski and the week’s top national news stories.
- John King Anchor of CNN's John King, USA, and chief national correspondent.
- Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
- Jackie Calmes National correspondent, The New York Times.
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The panelists discuss the implications of a federal judge’s ruling last week striking down California’s Proposition 8 allowing same-sex marriage in that state. All agreed that it’s very likely the case will ultimately make its way to the Supreme Court:
The panelists respond to a caller’s question about the national memory and public sentiment ahead of the November elections:
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