A look at what we have learned so far from the public hearings of the January 6 Committee. Diane talks to Ryan Goodman, professor at New York University's School of Law. He explains what is next in the investigation, including whether we might see criminal charges against former President Donald Trump.
Actress Julianne Moore has been dominating this awards season with her portrayal of a woman struggling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. But before there was “Still Alice” the movie, there was “Still Alice” the book. Written by neuroscientist Lisa Genova in 2007, it tells the story of a brilliant Harvard psychologist as she grapples with a devastating diagnosis. Though Genova initially self-published the novel, it became a New York Times best-seller and continues to attract both general readers and those with direct connections to the disease. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “Still Alice,” an intimate portrait of life with Alzheimer’s disease.
- Lynn Neary NPR correspondent covering books and publishing.
- Stefan Merrill Block Author of two novels, “The Story of Forgetting” and “The Storm at the Door”
- Trish Vradenburg Former sitcom writer, author of the play "Surviving Grace" and co-founder of USAgainstAlzheimer's
- Howard Federoff Professor of neurology, Executive Vice President for Health Sciences at Georgetown University and Executive Dean of Georgetown's School of Medicine
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