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Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

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Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

    How The Housing Crisis Spread, And What Happens Now

    How The Housing Crisis Spread, And What Happens Now

    From high mortgage rates to shortages that have spread coast to coast, New York Times reporter Emily Badger explains the roots -- and consequences of our country's broken housing system.

    • 45 min
    The Tuskegee Study, 50 Years Later

    The Tuskegee Study, 50 Years Later

    Fifty years after the Tuskegee study, Diane talks to Harvard's Evelynn Hammonds about the intersection of race and medicine in the United States, and the lessons from history that can help us understand health inequities today.

    • 45 min
    What’s Next In The Fight Over Abortion

    What’s Next In The Fight Over Abortion

    Pills, the right to travel and fetal personhood laws -- Diane talks to Temple University Law School's Rachel Rebouché about what's next in the fight over abortion in the U.S.

    • 45 min
    Jan. 6 And The Ongoing Threat Of Right-Wing Extremism

    Jan. 6 And The Ongoing Threat Of Right-Wing Extremism

    What's happened to groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys post-January 6, and the ongoing threat of far-right extremism in this country. Diane talks to Sam Jackson, author of "Oath Keepers: Patriotism and the Edge of Violence in a Right-Wing Antigovernment Group"

    • 45 min
    Setting The Record Straight On The Female Species

    Setting The Record Straight On The Female Species

    For centuries science described male animals as aggressive, promiscuous, and dominant, and females as pretty much the opposite. Author Lucy Cooke says we got it wrong and updates our understanding of the queens of the animal kingdom.

    • 45 min
    A Strengthening Case Against Donald Trump

    A Strengthening Case Against Donald Trump

    Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade digs into the week's explosive testimony at the January 6th committee hearing -- and whether it pushes the Department of Justice closer to an indictment of Donald Trump.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
2.1K Ratings

2.1K Ratings

PJeth111 ,

This is how it’s done

Diane is a lovely host. She’s long been a favorite of mine going back to her days when she hosted the best show on NPR. Her deep understanding of the issues and compassion for humanity should be an inspiration to us all. She’s the epitome of a class act.

ponymaroney ,

Great program

I have sorely missed the Diane Rehm show on NPR and am delighted to find this podcast! Diane is not afraid to tackle tough topics and asks pointed questions. Great guests as well.

crazystuff ,

She clears out the clutter

Time well spent with Diane! Her intelligence, broad knowledge base, and interviewing skills always bring out the best in the topics and her excellent guests. Highly recommended.

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