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Claire Messud's Road to Beirut

Novelist Claire Messud talks with Marco Werman about a trip she took to Beirut in 2010. Messud had always wanted to visit the city, because her father had spent some of his childhood there but in 2010, her father was very ill in a hospice in Connecticut.

US deserters in Canada

Reporter Derek Stoffel has the story of American war deserters in Canada, where some 150 US soldiers have moved north of the border to avoid serving in Iraq