The Diane Rehm Show

The Diane Rehm Show

Canada

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

The Trump-GOP Bargain And Trump Family Business Entanglements  

Why the bargain the GOP and President Trump may be unraveling and more questions about Trump family business entanglements here and abroad

More Turmoil In DC, Anti-anti Trumpism And The Unraveling Of America’s Shared Narrative  

Reaction to this week's political shocks, why many conservatives are choosing to double down on Trump critics, and then, a conversation on the growing dis-union in America.

Upheaval At The FBI,  Why Our Cities Are Segregated, And A Young Palestinian On Mideast Peace  

Political fallout from the dismissal of FBI director James Comey, how our government created racially segregated cities, and a young Palestinian's perspective on Mideast peace.

Covering the Trump Administration And How To Support Friends In Grief  

Washington Post reporter Dan Balz on covering President Trump and linguist Deborah Tannen on how women support each other with the words they use.

Impeaching President Trump And A Conversation With Writer Elizabeth Strout  

American University history professor Allan Lichtman describes how and why President Donald Trump could be impeached, and then, Pulitzer Prize winning writer Elizabeth Strout on her new book, "Anything is Possible".

North Korea And A Longer View On Church State Separation  

The threat from North Korea: a diplomat's perspective on what's changed and what hasn't, then, shifting notions on tax payer money for religious institutions and the separation between church and state.

Diane Checks In From Cuba And Why Americans Increasingly Reject Expertise  

Guest host Tom Gjelten of NPR talks with Diane who is visiting Cuba, then Tom Nichols on "The Death Of Expertise: The Campaign against established knowledge and Why it Matters"

Inside Fox News And The Revolution Ahead  

Harassment claims at Fox News and the networks close connections to the Trump administration, then the questions we should be asking as advances in technology change life as we know it.

The Changing Role Of The U.S. In The World And A Closer Look At Recent Russian Protests  

The Trump administration is changing the U.S. role in the world, including shifting relations with longstanding allies and an update on protests in Russia.

False Claims From The White House,  Messages To Our Allies, And Supreme Court Hearings  

False claims from the White House, hearings for a Supreme Court nominee, and how President Trump is changing US foreign policy: Join us for insight into this week's news.

The U.S. Economy And White House Conspiracy Theories  

Interest rates, job prospects and the White House budget proposal and then how conspiracy theories are changing and changing us.

Our Non-Stop News Cycle And Catching Up With Writer George Saunders  

Two journalists offer perspective on the major stories of the week, and then a conversation with writer George Saunders about his new book "Lincoln in the Bardo".

President Trump On Capitol Hill  

Earlier this week President Donald Trump gave his first address to a joint session of Congress: Diane speaks with two reporters about his speech and how his agenda compares with the priorities of Republican leaders in Congress.

New York Times Columnist David Brooks  

New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.

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.

0:00/0:00
Video player is in betaClose