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.
When it comes to the Trump administration’s pandemic response, we all know the outlines of the story – a president who refused to believe the seriousness of the pandemic from its earliest days, a confused response from top officials and a government that seemed wholly unprepared to deal with something as serious as Covid-19.
A new book by a pair of Washington Post reporters goes deeper, giving us an inside look at when and how things went wrong, and why science was ignored in favor of political wins.
Damian Paletta, economics editor at the Washington Post, is co-author of the new book, “Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic that Changed History.”
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To mark Juneteenth, a conversation with three contributors to "The 1619 Project" about what happens when we place slavery and its legacy at the center of the American story. Diane talks to New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie, history professor Martha S. Jones and Jake Silverstein, editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine.
Author Jennifer Haigh discusses her latest novel, "Mercy Street." Set at an abortion clinic in Boston, it tells the stories of the patients, employees, and protesters whose lives intersect there.
The New Yorker's Susan Glasser looks at the history of Washington's reactions to mass shootings -- and the politics of passing new gun laws today.