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The Diane Rehm Show


Airs Monday-Friday, 9-11 a.m.

Winner of the 2010 George Foster Peabody Award, The Diane Rehm Show prepares and entertains listeners with attentive and energetic conversations on diverse discussion topics. Rehm interviews some of the most distinguished, and unusual guests hosted on any talk show. 

Rehm regularly hosts national newsmakers, politicians, religious leaders, and more. The Diane Rehm Show airs from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and Friday at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. following KUNR's Beyond the Headlines. 

Rehm began her radio career in 1973 as a volunteer for WAMU's The Home Show. In 1979, she took over as the host of WAMU's morning talk show, Kaleidoscope, which was renamed The Diane Rehm Show in 1984.

Rehm has interviewed high-profile political and cultural figures, including Bill Clinton, John McCain, Barack Obama, Madeleine Albright, Sandra Day O'Connor, Ralph Nader, Arlo Guthrie, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Maurice Sendak, and Maya Angelou.  In one of her autobiographies, Rehm has said that her most touching interview was with Fred Rogers of the PBS program Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which was conducted just before his death. 

Rehm is characteristically known on air for her atypical sounding radio voice due to a condition called spasmodic dysphonia, a voice disorder characterized by involuntary movements of one or more muscles of the larynx during speech.

For more information on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show, visit http://thedianerehmshow.org/

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