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From NPR and WAMU 88.5 in Washington, The Diane Rehm Show is a live, award-winning program featuring smart conversation and civil dialogue on top news stories and new ideas, two hours a day, five days a week.

Episodes

Efforts to Improve The Way We Die  

Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr Jessica Vitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.

Inside the White House And Coping In An Age Of Anxiety  

Glenn Thrush, White House correspondent for the New York Times, describes operations inside the Trump White House, and science writer Sharon Begley explains why compulsions can useful in times of anxiety.

Inside the White House And Coping In An Age Of Anxiety  

Glenn Thrush, White House correspondent for the New York Times, describes operations inside the Trump White House, and science writer Sharon Begley explains why compulsions can useful in times of anxiety.

Two Weeks In: The U.S. Government Under President Trump  

President Trump announces his nominee for the Supreme Court, legal battles ramp up in opposition to the Trump's executive order on immigration restrictions,and some in Congress vow to resist: Three political experts speculate on the future of our three branches of government and their respective powers in the Trump administration.

Two Weeks In: The U.S. Government Under President Trump  

President Trump announces his nominee for the Supreme Court, legal battles ramp up in opposition to the Trump's executive order on immigration restrictions,and some in Congress vow to resist: Three political experts speculate on the future of our three branches of government and their respective powers in the Trump administration.

David Cole: National Legal Director Of The ACLU  

David Cole of the ACLU on President Trump's order restricting immigration, Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, the president's likely violation of the Emoluments Clause, and what actions concerned citizens can take.

David Cole: National Legal Director Of The ACLU  

David Cole of the ACLU on President Trump's order restricting immigration, Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, the president's likely violation of the Emoluments Clause, and what actions concerned citizens can take.

What’s Ahead For US-Israeli Relations  

Diane talks with Peter Baker of the New York Times and Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center about U.S.-Israeli relations in the Trump administration.

What’s Ahead For US-Israeli Relations  

Diane talks with Peter Baker of the New York Times and Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center about U.S.-Israeli relations in the Trump administration.

Women’s  March on Washington  

On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.

Women’s  March on Washington  

On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.

Diane Rehm’s New Podcast: Trump, Russia and Senator Jeff Sessions For Attorney General  

David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Mosocw and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.

Diane Rehm’s New Podcast: Trump, Russia and Senator Jeff Sessions For Attorney General  

David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Mosocw and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.

Maya Angelou: “Mom & Me & Mom” (Rebroadcast) –  And Diane Signs Off  

Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: “I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again.” A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.

Maya Angelou: “Mom & Me & Mom” (Rebroadcast) –  And Diane Signs Off  

Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: “I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again.” A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.

Tim Russert: “Big Russ and Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life” (Rebroadcast)  

In 2004, Meet-the-Press host Tim Russert published a memoir about his father titled, “Big Russ and Me.” Tim died of a heart attack four years later. A rebroadcast of Diane’s conversation with Tim about his long career in television news and life lessons learned from his father.

Tim Russert: “Big Russ and Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life” (Rebroadcast)  

In 2004, Meet-the-Press host Tim Russert published a memoir about his father titled, “Big Russ and Me.” Tim died of a heart attack four years later. A rebroadcast of Diane’s conversation with Tim about his long career in television news and life lessons learned from his father.

Mary Chapin Carpenter On Her 14th Album, “The Things That We Are Made Of” (Rebroadcast)  

Mary Chapin Carpenter joins Diane to talk about her new album, the "artistic insight of middle age" and rewriting her life story in new ways.

Mary Chapin Carpenter On Her 14th Album, “The Things That We Are Made Of” (Rebroadcast)  

Mary Chapin Carpenter joins Diane to talk about her new album, the "artistic insight of middle age" and rewriting her life story in new ways.

J.K. Rowling (Rebroadcast)  

A rebroadcast of Diane's 1999 interview with J.K. Rowling, author of the acclaimed Harry Potter series.

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