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The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.

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The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.

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169 Ratings
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Great Show

By Tim from Santa Fe - Nov 17 2016
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She has the best panels and great conversations about the events of our time.

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iTunes Ratings

169 Ratings
Average Ratings
117
15
11
10
16

Great Show

By Tim from Santa Fe - Nov 17 2016
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She has the best panels and great conversations about the events of our time.

iTunes: Can't DL show on iPhone, Hello!

By Christopher126 - Aug 22 2016
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You guys know that the Domestic and International aren't DL'ing, right? Thx :)
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The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup

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The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.

Rank #1: Domestic – 2016-11-11

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The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Republicans keep control of the House and Senate. And Democrats try to understand the populist wave that led to their defeat.

Nov 11 2016

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Rank #2: International – 2016-11-18

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Barack Obama addresses a divided Europe on his last overseas trip as president. Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 80 people this week. And Japan's prime minister meets with President-elect Trump. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Nov 18 2016

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Rank #3: International – 2016-11-11

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The world reacts to the election victory of Donald Trump. Foreign leaders express concern about alliances and trade deals. And a Chinese official is named the new head of Interpol. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Nov 11 2016

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Rank #4: Domestic – 2016-12-02

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President-elect Donald Trump starts a victory tour with a stop in Cincinnati. Nancy Pelosi is re-elected House minority leader. And North Carolina prosecutors say the police officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott will not face charges.

Dec 02 2016

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Rank #5: International – 2016-08-05

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The Obama administration defends a $400 million payment to Iran. The U.S. launches airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Libya. And the Summer Olympics begin in Brazil. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Aug 05 2016

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Rank #6: International – 2016-09-09

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North Korea conducts another nuclear test. President Obama travels to China and Laos. And U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warns Russia to stay out of U.S. elections. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Sep 09 2016

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Rank #7: Domestic – 2016-10-07

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Fallout from the only vice presidential debate of the campaign. Congressional Republicans weigh the down-ballot Trump effect. And the FBI arrests another NSA contractor. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Oct 07 2016

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Rank #8: International – 2016-08-26

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Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Aug 26 2016

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Rank #9: Domestic – 2016-09-02

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Donald Trump talks tough in a speech on immigration. Senators McCain and Rubio win in state primaries. And the Supreme Court blocks a restrictive North Carolina voting law. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Sep 02 2016

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Rank #10: Domestic – 2016-08-26

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Donald Trump signals a shift in his stance on immigration. After another batch of emails, The Clinton Foundation says it will make changes if Hillary Clinton becomes president. And outrage over the skyrocketing cost of the EpiPen. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Aug 26 2016

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Rank #11: International – 2016-09-16

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Accusations of fighting in Syria threaten a fragile ceasefire. The U.S. and Israel sign a record military aid deal. And the U.N. chief calls for urgent action against North Korea over its nuclear tests. A panel of journalists joins guest host A Martinez for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Sep 16 2016

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Rank #12: International – 2016-09-02

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Donald Trump meets with Mexico's president. The Brazilian president is impeached. And the FBI says Russian hackers targeted U.S. election systems. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Sep 02 2016

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Rank #13: Domestic – 2016-09-09

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The Friday News Roundup: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off on national security in their first joint appearance of the election season. The Senate fails once again to pass Zika funding. And a wave of shootings in Chicago pushes the city's homicide count to more than five hundred this year. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Sep 09 2016

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Rank #14: International – 2016-09-23

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A fragile truce in Syria appears to be crumbling after new airstrikes in Aleppo. More than 100 migrants are reported drowned after a boat capsizes off the Egyptian coast. And the U.S. allows Boeing to sell passenger planes to Iran. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Sep 23 2016

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Rank #15: International – 2016-09-30

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Heads of state attend the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. Russia rejects Secretary Kerry's demands on Syria. And the U.S. plans to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq to fight the Islamic State. A panel of journalists joins guest host Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Sep 30 2016

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Domestic – 2016-12-23

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The Friday News Roundup: President-elect Trump continues to add to his top-level staff. Obamacare sign-ups are strong despite the law's uncertain future. And North Carolina fails to repeal a controversial bathroom bill.

Dec 23 2016

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International – 2016-12-16

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Evacuations from eastern Aleppo stall amid new violence. President Obama vows action against Russia over hacking. And President-elect Trump calls into question America's One China policy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Dec 16 2016

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International – 2016-12-09

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Syrian rebels seek evacuation from the besieged city of Aleppo. President-elect Trump chooses an Iowa governor with good relations with Beijing as ambassador to China. And Italy's prime minister resigns after a referendum defeat. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Dec 09 2016

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Domestic – 2016-12-09

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President-elect Trump picks an ally of the fossil fuel industry to head the E.P.A. The son of incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over fake news tweets. And life expectancy declines in the U.S. for the first time in decades. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the top domestic news stories of the week.

Dec 09 2016

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International – 2016-12-02

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President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Dec 02 2016

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Domestic – 2016-12-02

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President-elect Donald Trump starts a victory tour with a stop in Cincinnati. Nancy Pelosi is re-elected House minority leader. And North Carolina prosecutors say the police officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott will not face charges.

Dec 02 2016

52mins

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International – 2016-11-18

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Barack Obama addresses a divided Europe on his last overseas trip as president. Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 80 people this week. And Japan's prime minister meets with President-elect Trump. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Nov 18 2016

52mins

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Domestic – 2016-11-18

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Donald Trump's transition gets off to a rocky start. Hillary Clinton makes her first address since conceding the election. And Obamacare enrollment surges, as Republicans vow to repeal the law. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Nov 18 2016

52mins

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International – 2016-11-11

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The world reacts to the election victory of Donald Trump. Foreign leaders express concern about alliances and trade deals. And a Chinese official is named the new head of Interpol. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Nov 11 2016

52mins

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Domestic – 2016-11-11

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The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Republicans keep control of the House and Senate. And Democrats try to understand the populist wave that led to their defeat.

Nov 11 2016

52mins

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International – 2016-11-04

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Britain's High Court throws a wrench into the government's Brexit plans. The leader of ISIS urges followers to fight to the death in Mosul. And Syrian rebels reject Russia's call for fighters and civilians to leave Aleppo. A panel of journalists joins Diane at the Newseum for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Nov 04 2016

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Domestic – 2016-11-04

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Polls show the presidential race tightening in the final days of the campaign. President Obama criticizes the FBI's handling of a new investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. And the Chicago Cubs win the World Series for the first time since 1908. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Nov 04 2016

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International – 2016-10-28

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Officials in Iraq fear ISIS is carrying out mass executions near Mosul. French officials tear down a migrant camp in Calais known as The Jungle. And thousands of anti-government protestors take to the streets in Venezuela. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Oct 28 2016

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International – 2016-10-21

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The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Oct 21 2016

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Domestic – 2016-10-21

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In the final debate, Donald Trump refuses to say whether he'll accept the election results. North Carolina officials investigate the firebombing of Republican Party headquarters. And a police chiefs' organization apologizes for 'historical mistreatment of minorities.' A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Oct 21 2016

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International – 2016-10-14

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Russian President Vladimir Putin cancels a visit to France over a disagreement on Syria. An American warship strikes Yemen. And Thailand mourns the death of its king, the world's longest-reigning monarch. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Oct 14 2016

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Domestic – 2016-10-14

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Donald Trump faces new allegations of groping women. Wikileaks releases hacked emails from Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. And Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in Literature. Diane and a panel of reporters discuss the top domestic stories of the week.

Oct 14 2016

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International – 2016-10-07

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Colombia's president is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over Syria. And more than 11,000 migrants are rescued this week off the Libyan coast. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Oct 07 2016

52mins

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Domestic – 2016-10-07

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Fallout from the only vice presidential debate of the campaign. Congressional Republicans weigh the down-ballot Trump effect. And the FBI arrests another NSA contractor. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Oct 07 2016

52mins

Play

International – 2016-09-30

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Heads of state attend the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. Russia rejects Secretary Kerry's demands on Syria. And the U.S. plans to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq to fight the Islamic State. A panel of journalists joins guest host Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Sep 30 2016

52mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

169 Ratings
Average Ratings
117
15
11
10
16

Great Show

By Tim from Santa Fe - Nov 17 2016
Read more
She has the best panels and great conversations about the events of our time.

iTunes: Can't DL show on iPhone, Hello!

By Christopher126 - Aug 22 2016
Read more
You guys know that the Domestic and International aren't DL'ing, right? Thx :)