In 1979, Diane Rehm took over as host of WAMU's mid-day program, Kaleidoscope, and in 1984, the name was changed to The Diane Rehm Show. In all the ensuing years, Diane has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times and is one of the most popular weekday shows on our RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC News network of signals.
In 2010, The Diane Rehm Show won a Shorty Award in the news category. The Shorty Awards honor the producers of the best real-time content on Twitter and are supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Also, in 2010, Diane won a coveted George Foster Peabody Award. The Peabodys, the oldest awards in broadcasting, are considered among the most prestigious and selective prizes in electronic media. The award honors Diane Rehm's more than 30 years in public broadcasting as host of The Diane Rehm Show, calling the program the "gold standard in civic, civil discourse."
Friday, February 27, 2015 11:06amThe U.S.-Israel rift widens over Prime Minister Netanyahu's stance on Iran. Russia threatens to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine and Western Europe. And "Jihadi John" has been identified as a British national. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Friday, February 27, 2015 10:06amThe clock is ticking as Congress races to fund the Department of Homeland Security. The House of Representatives considers a short-term funding bill to buy time before tonight’s midnight deadline. And in an historic vote, the Federal Communications Commission classifies broadband internet service as a public utility. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:06amTens of millions of Americans take nutritional supplements. New studies allege some pills do not contain what is on the label. Other research indicates consumers may be ingesting too many vitamins. New concerns about dietary supplements.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:06amThe next chapter in the battle over net neutrality: An expected new ruling from the FCC to regulate the Internet as a public utility.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:06amFor our next Readers’ Review: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll. The whimsical classic turns 150 this year. Help us mark the occasion by joining our discussion.