The Diane Rehm Show

Weekdays, 1PM - 2PM and 7:30PM - 9PM
Diane Rehm

Each week, listeners across the country and around the world tune in for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and international affairs to in-depth examinations of religious issues, health and medical news, education and parenting.

The Diane Rehm Show can be heard on KCBX HD2.

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  • Friday, May 1, 2015 8:06am
    Japan's prime minister urges Congress to support the TPP trade pact. Saudi Arabia's king redraws the line of succession. And the death count in Nepal's earthquake surpasses 6,000. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
  • Friday, May 1, 2015 7:06am
    Baltimore Police turn over Freddie Gray's death report to the Maryland state prosecutor but not to the public. The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage and lethal injections. And Bernie Sanders says he'll run for president as a Democrat. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 8:06am
    Waste-to-energy incinerators burn garbage to generate electricity. Communities often oppose them because of pollution concerns. But some cities and counties are reconsidering them as a greener alternative to landfills. A look at the pros and cons of waste-to-energy facilities.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:06am
    The Obama administration is pushing for fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an international trade deal. But many Democrats are opposed. We look at the debate over giving the president fast track authority.
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:06am
    For our April Readers' Review, we celebrate National Poetry Month with a memoir written in verse. Jacqueline Woodson’s “Brown Girl Dreaming” won the National Book Award for young adults. It tells the story of the author’s childhood, tackling mature issues of race and identity.