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Conflict & Justice

Arab lonely hearts

Reporter Irris Makler introduces us to a man at the Israeli Foreign Ministry who's got an unusual task among his governmental duties...answering letters from Arab men throughout the Middle East who are looking to marry Jewish women.


Africa's longest-serving leader -- Omar Bongo of Gabon -- died this week. Anchor Marco Werman looks at the leaders who now move up on the list of longest reign over a country.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is Newfoundland, the next stop on a worldwide trek by master hitchhiker Kevin McNally. McNally has hitchhiked through 127 countries. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The Library of Congress has chosen twenty-five historic recordings to its collection. Among them are a speech by Winston Churchill and The Who's My Generation. We find out more from Matthew Barton, Curator of Recorded Sound at the Library of Congress.

Conflict & Justice


The World's Aaron Schachter reports on some of the strategies put forward by the new U-S commander of forces in Afghanistan as violence there continues to rise...especially in the use of roadside bombs