Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her latest book examines the lives of four past presidents to understand what it takes to lead in turbulent times. Their stories, she says, hold valuable lessons for today.
The fallout continues from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal with new reports that the disgraced movie mogul hired spies to intimidate reporters and victims. Meanwhile, accusations continue to pile up across a number of industries. Journalist Rebecca Traister weighs in on where we go from here.
Then, Dan Rather has been working in the news business for nearly 70 years. A longtime anchor of CBS News, he now runs his own production company called News and Guts, and has amassed a significant following on Facebook. He talks to Diane about our unique political moment.
- Dan Rather President and CEO, News and Guts; author of several books including "What Unites Us"; former anchor of the CBS Evening News.
- Rebecca Traister Writer at large, New York magazine; contributing editor, Elle; author of "All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation"
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