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War movies and the Oscars

Host Marco Werman talks with Michael Kamber, a New York Times photographer in Baghdad, about the unrealistic aspects of The Hurt Locker and with film critic and historian David Thomson about the role of war films.

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The open sailing canoes of Yap

For centuries the islanders of Yap were renowned in the Pacific for their navigational skills. Recently, there's been a resurgence of interest among young Yapese in learning this ancient skill. The World's Mary Kay Magistad went sailing with some of them.

Global Politics

More violence as Iraqi vote begins

At least 14 people have been killed in Baghdad on the first day of voting in Iraq's parliamentary elections. On Wednesday, three suicide bombers attacked police and a hospital in Baquba, killing at least 30 people. Reporter Ben Gilbert reports.