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.
For the April meeting of the Diane Rehm Book Club, Diane interviewed Jennifer Haigh about her novel, “Mercy Street.”
The book centers around a women’s health clinic in Boston and the lives that intersect there. The story is both an immersive exploration of abortion in America, and also a series of deep character studies that touch on issues of class, loneliness, misogyny, and the way the internet can foster extremism.
Jennifer Haigh is the award-winning author of six novels, including “Mrs. Kimble” and “Heat and Light,” as well as a book of short stories.
- Jennifer Haigh Author of six novels including "Mercy Street"
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