PRI's The World: 10/28/2013 (Yemen, Iran, Peru)

October 28, 2013

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A year after Sandy, how storm preparedness and disaster cleanup vary in other countries, including Japan and China. Also, the battle of billboards between Iran's hardliners and reformists. Plus, recalling Lou Reed's Berlin.

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Lou Reed's Berlin

The music world has paid tribute to singer and former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed, who died on Sunday aged 71. To many fans, Lou Reed represents the dark and dangerous side of the Lower East Side in New York. But in 1973, Lou Reed recorded an album that moved the doom and gloom to East and West Berlin.