Daily Edition Archive

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PRI's The World: 6/6/2014

June 06, 2014

It's D-Day, the 70th anniversary of allied landings in northern France, the beginning of the end of Nazi-occupied Europe. We'll take a look at the deception that made the invasion a success, and we'll introduce you to a Massachusetts D-Day veteran who brings history to life for school children. Plus we go to India, where another gang rape and murder has elicited a more muted response. And a touching moment from our host, Marco Werman.

PRI's The World: 6/05/14

June 05, 2014

It's been 70 years since Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. We revisit the Soviet role in World War II and ask how D-Day is remembered in Moscow, if at all. Also, anti-fracking protesters in the UK have carried out a political stunt outside the prime minister's country house - turning up in hard hats and sealing off the house with security fencing. Plus, Americans make the daily commute from Mexico to the US.

PRI's The World: 6/04/2014

June 04, 2014

It's been 25 years since the massacre in Tiananmen Square. We hear from a student protester and from a young Chinese woman who doesn't remember it. Also, we look back at the history of POWs and prisoner exchanges. And we take a ahead to the upcoming selection of Israel's next president. It's a largely ceremonial post, but the competition's fierce.

PRI's The World: 6/03/14

June 03, 2014

The release of US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners has generated a lot of conversation. It got us wondering what's going on at Guantanamo Bay these days. Also, the Syrian elections are happening on Tuesday. Many in the anti-Assad camp see the elections as a complete farce. And, the joys and pitfalls of communal toilets.

PRI's The World: 6/02/14

June 02, 2014

President Obama announces new rules regarding carbon emissions. We'll compare and contrast what the two biggest emitters -- China and the US -- are doing to tackle the issue. Plus, how some in China are going do-it-yourself when it comes to battling pollution; they're making their own air filters. And, email proof that Qatar bought its way to hosting the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament.