What Nancy Pelosi’s fight to stay in power says about the midterm elections. Then, the Emmys are next week. Diane talks to twenty-five time nominee Lily Tomlin about aging in Hollywood and her current role in the show “Grace and Frankie.”
On the show this week: a topic Diane is passionate about – the fight against Alzheimer’s. Dr. Reisa Sperling’s father and grandfather both died of Alzheimer’s so she knows how devastating the disease can be. It’s her life’s work to try and keep people from ever experiencing debilitating memory loss through early diagnosis and treatment. She talked to Diane about her research.
Then, goodbye Mad Men, hello Math Men. The New Yorker’s Ken Auletta wrote a new book on massive disruption in the ad industry – and why, even though we can’t stand ads, we should care.
We also go into the archives for a Father’s Day special. Former Meet The Press host Tim Russert died 10 years ago this week. In 2004, Diane interviewed him for his book about his dad “Big Russ and Me.” You don’t want to miss this special interview.
- Reisa Sperling Professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
- Ken Auletta Writes the "Annals of Communications" column for The New Yorker; author of "Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (And Everything Else)"
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