PRI's The World: 6/04/2014

June 04, 2014

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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.

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Why a Hungarian orchestra had to borrow seven violin bows from friends

The Budapest Festival Orchestra came to New York to play an all-Dvorak concert at Lincoln Center in New York. But the musicians were shocked when US Customs officials at JFK Airport seized seven bows belonging to the orchestra's string section. New federal regulations ban the commercial import of any and all elephant ivory - including the tips of classical violin bows.